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Maimonides Expert Offers Allergy Advice

The warm weather has finally arrived, and with the onset of Spring comes a forecast for an intense allergy season this year. Dr. Michael...

Prostate Cancer Awareness By Dr. David Samadi

I would like to take a moment to answer some common prostate cancer-related questions and remind you about early screening and treatment options. What...

Israeli Cancer Researchers to Join AAACR

Professors Avraham Hershko and Aharon Ciechanover, long-term recipients of funding by the Israel Cancer Research Fund, and recipients of the 2004 Nobel Prize in...

Israelis Discover Gene Responsible for Liver Disease

Groundbreaking advance clears the way for future medications to better target a deadly problem. After years of hunting, Dr. Rifaat Safadi and his team...

Top 10 Israeli Strides Against Parkinson’s

As many as 10 million people worldwide (one million in the United States alone) suffer the tremors, impaired balance and rigidity associated with Parkinson’s...

Where are the Jewish Wellness Initiatives?

In the Jewish community, we believe in taking care of each other. While we have demonstrated this commitment in numerous ways – like visiting...

Male Menopause, Testosterone, Prostate Cancer – The Connection Between Them

Urologic oncologist and prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, explores how testosterone replacement therapy during male menopause (andropause) may be linked to increased risk...

Are Annual Physicals Helping or Hurting You?

Recently, there has been much debate and controversy over when and if certain medical tests should be ordered, including mammograms, pap smears and PSA...

New Cancer “Miracle Drug” Ready for Human Trial

It sounds too good to be true, but Standford University scientists have discovered a single drug that can shrink, or even completely cure human...

A Lollipop That Helps You Lose Weight

Say goodbye to pills and hello to fortified confectionery. An Israeli company has developed candies with health benefits. Willy Wonka may have the secret...

Surgery Without Scars or Scalpels

Israel’s InSightec is transforming the operating room with a new ultrasound technology that enables surgeons to destroy tumors and cysts without incisions. Surgery without...

Foods to Help You De-Stress

It is well documented, the negative effects stress has on your body, and I’m sure you have read about different ways to reduce stress...

Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment May Lead to Heart Problems

A new study has found an increased risk of heart problems in women who are treated for breast cancer with radiation therapy. The study,...

Drug Candidate to Enhance Bone Marrow Transplant Success

Just after chemo and radiation, and just before a bone marrow transplant, a patient’s immune system is on high alert ready to wage war...

Hypothyroidism: Causes and Treatments

Hypothyroidism, as the prefix suggests, is commonly referred to as underactive thyroid and is a condition in which the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough...

Kosher Meat Sales Up Due to International Horse Meat Scare

Europe’s horsemeat scandal has declared a clear winner: Kosher meat. That’s right, European carnivores are not going vegetarian, instead they are going kosher. This...

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