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Ammunition for Flu Season: Get The Facts

Overview Each year, the flu is responsible for more than 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths. Caused by the influenza virus, the flu spreads easily...

Crawling Babies Mean Less Sleep for Parents

Parents may get giddy when their baby begins to crawl. But a new Israeli study suggests that moms and dads may need more caffeine...

Parkinson’s Treatment May Boost Creativity

Israeli neurologist Dr. Rivka Inzelberg noticed for years that patients taking dopamine-stimulating medication to control symptoms of Parkinson’s disease didn’t bring her the customary...

Israeli Vets Formulate New Vaccine for Dogs

A serendipitous lab discovery led to a breakthrough vaccine for a fatal tick-borne disease. Now investors are sought to take it commercial. Dr. Shimon...

Traumatic Brain Injury Does Not Increase Risk of Dementia, According to New Study Led

A history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) with loss of consciousness (LOC) is not associated with an elevated risk for developing dementia or Alzheimer’s...

Israel Air Force Vets Behind the Selman Surgical Rehearsal Platform

Just as pilots can use flight simulators to practice for difficult missions before setting foot in a plane, now brain surgeons can rehearse challenging...

Cancelling cancer cells with new radiation

Israeli scientists find a way to generate millimeter rays and use them to render cancer cells incapable of reproducing. Somewhere on the spectrum between...

How can we determine if a person is suffering from mental illness?

Mental health is a field that is shrouded in mystery. For the family dealing with what may be a mental health issue, it is...

Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine Opens at Mount Sinai

The state-of-the-art facility expands research capacity, fosters real-time collaboration; Mount Sinai also unveils a new brand and logo December 13, 2012 /Press Release The...

New Yorkers’ Life Expectancy Increases – Thanks to Bloomberg’s Health Initiatives

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced this past week that life...

Parents, teachers can help kids cope with tragedy

Trying to understand Friday’s horrific events at a Connecticut elementary school is one thing. Explaining it to children and students is another. Twenty-seven people...

‘Forever’ Women’s Concert Spotlights Ezer Mizion’s Life-Saving Work

Bracha Jaffe is an oncology nurse by profession. Every day she sees cancer patients - so many of them, frum Jews - dying. For...

A Heart Full of Song: An In-Depth Interview with Bracha Jaffe

That a Jewish woman wears many hats is not a novel idea. 25-year-old Boro Park native now living in Far Rockaway, Bracha Jaffe is...

Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) Honors Artist Peter Max, Mary Max And Oncologist Dr. Yashar Hirsh

Philanthropist Stewart Rahr Makes $640.000 Donation to Cancer Research, Bringing Gala Fundraising Total to $1 Million The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) hosted its...

The Ride Of The Future: “This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Wheelchair”

As the baby boomer generation comes of age, many find themselves grappling with health related issues that often require the use of a wheelchair,...

Holidays Highlight Value of Home-Based Health Care

Millions of seniors and people living with disabilities will enjoy Thanksgiving and other holidays in the comfort and safety of their own homes thanks...

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