Health & Wellness

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 A doctor is seen tending to a patient (Illustrative).

Where do medical terms, disease names come from?

 Medical students protest outside Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov) last year.

Medical school in Israel: Why is it so difficult for Israelis to get in?

 Danielle Sonnenfeld

Israel is a global leader in medical innovation

 Eating disorders (Illustrative).

Are eating disorders Israel's post-COVID pandemic?

 Illustrative photo: Some psychiatrists say Jerusalem Syndrome is triggered by the intense religious energy of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Syndrome: What is it and who is susceptible?

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Fighting food allergies becomes another ritual at synagogues, schools and camps

By Maren Hettler/JTA
 Prof. Michael Drescher

Ketamine clinic may give those with depression new treatment

 Illustrative image of a woman sleeping by a window.

This summer trick will ensure you sleep well and wake up refreshed

By Walla!
Three Labrador retrievers named Sadie, Tess and Yuki, and a Golden retriever named Samson, help detect people infected with coronavirus in Hawaii.

Man's best friend: Therapy dogs are crucial for terminally-ill patients - study

 Finding ways to stop the progression of cancer (Illustrative).

Israeli cancer breakthrough says which patients should get immunotherapy

 Hospital equipment (illustrative)

Can cancer kill within 24 hours of diagnosis? This case proves that it can

By Walla!
 “Freedom of Speech, Not Freedom of Reach.” Twitter Owner Elon Musk

Health Ministry calls Elon Musk out for sharing 'fake news' on COVID

  Pregnant woman scrolls on her computer (Illustrative)

Fresh food, legumes, vitamin D can help prevent preeclampsia - study

Silhouetted Israeli soldiers from the Home Front Command Unit take a smoking break during an urban warfare drill inside a mock village at Tze'elim army base in Israel's Negev Desert June 11, 2017

1.1 billion smokers remain worldwide on 'World No-Smoking Day'

 Person doing push ups (illustrative)

These five work out habits look healthy but can really harm your body

By Walla!
 Ginger tea has many uses when it comes to fighting infection and illness.

Can humans survive on just coffee, tea or juice?

 A person is seen vaping (Illustrative).

Vapes may have dangerous 'Nice Guy' drugs, THC - Israeli Health Ministry

Groundbreaking Israeli cancer treatment has 90% success rate

 A man with hands holding his crotch (illustrative).

50% of men over 50 suffer from this problem, but now there's an easy fix

 White rice (Illustrative)

Re-heating rice can put you at risk for this potentially fatal disease

By Walla!
Teen depression

5 common medications that can trigger depression

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