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Hospital patient assaults medic, steals gun from cop

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Hospital patient assaults medic, steals gun from cop


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Country’s 262,000 psoriasis patients face stigma although not infectious

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Country’s 262,000 psoriasis patients face stigma although not infectious


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Trump to declare opioids a public health crisis

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Trump to declare opioids a public health crisis


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Israeli-led team discovers 72 genetic changes causing breast cancer

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Israeli-led team discovers 72 genetic changes causing breast cancer


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Israeli-founded Kite Pharma gets FDA nod for cancer therapy

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Israeli studies find eating fruits, tree nuts cuts risk of cancer

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Health Ministry warns public to avoid Lyme disease-ridden caves

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  • Israel’s NRGene successfully identifies colon cancer mutation
    Israel’s NRGene successfully identifies colon cancer mutation

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    Israel’s NRGene — the only company in the world to map the genome for bread, pasta and wild emmer wheat — has successfully identified a mutation that causes colon cancer, by means of a full analysis of a human family’s genomic profile, and has “We have shown that our software is able to accurately, quickly and in a cheaper way identify genetic abnormalities and mutations in humans,” said Gil Ronen, the CEO and co-founder of NRGene, in a phone interview
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Diseases & Conditions

  • BGU researchers find reformulated drug helps ALS patients
    BGU researchers find reformulated drug helps ALS patients

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    Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have suggested the use of a drug in what they call a “breakthrough” treatment to improve brain function and longevity for patients with the incurable Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.The proposed drug can also improve the conditions of patients with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease by helping the brain rid itself of toxins, the researchers said on Tuesday
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Health care

  • Israel thwarts cyber attacks on several hospitals
    Israel thwarts cyber attacks on several hospitals

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    Israel thwarted cyber hackers who attempted to attack several of the country's hospitals on Wednesday night, the government's National Cyber Bureau announced Thursday. According to the Israeli cyber defense authority, various computers were infected during the breach, however they were tended to immediately and there was no lasting damage to the hospitals' infrastructure. The affected hospitals were said to be routinely functioning following the cyber attacks
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Patients

  • BGU researchers find reformulated drug helps ALS patients
    BGU researchers find reformulated drug helps ALS patients

    , jpost.com

    Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have suggested the use of a drug in what they call a “breakthrough” treatment to improve brain function and longevity for patients with the incurable Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.The proposed drug can also improve the conditions of patients with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease by helping the brain rid itself of toxins, the researchers said on Tuesday
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Medical Institutions

Hospital

  • Israel thwarts cyber attacks on several hospitals
    Israel thwarts cyber attacks on several hospitals

    , jpost.com

    Israel thwarted cyber hackers who attempted to attack several of the country's hospitals on Wednesday night, the government's National Cyber Bureau announced Thursday. According to the Israeli cyber defense authority, various computers were infected during the breach, however they were tended to immediately and there was no lasting damage to the hospitals' infrastructure. The affected hospitals were said to be routinely functioning following the cyber attacks
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Cancer

  • Israeli-founded Kite Pharma gets FDA nod for cancer therapy
    Israeli-founded Kite Pharma gets FDA nod for cancer therapy

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    The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Kite Pharma’s drug for a type of lymphoma based on a technology developed in Israel, in which the patient’s own immune cells fight the cancer. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, the Kite biopharmaceutical company was acquired by Gilead Sciences Inc. in August for about $12 billion in an all-cash deal. Kite was founded in 2009 by Israeli-American oncologist Arie Belldegrun, who studied at the Hebrew University and Weizmann Institute of Science
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Medical Professionals

  • Court rules against doctors for failing to disclose surgery risks
    Court rules against doctors for failing to disclose surgery risks

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    The Haifa Magistrate’s Court has ruled that doctors failed to disclose the risks to a patient who was blinded in her second eye by surgery, the court spokesperson announced Monday.The decision was significant as the court did not only address the specific case, but also set broader parameters for the kinds of medical forms that require extra, more specific and explicit explanations
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