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Israeli Health Care System is Deteriorating

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A new report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel shows the numbers clearly. The Israeli healthcare system isn’t prepared to support the citizens of Israel. If doesn’t re-prioritize its services, Israeli health will continue going downhill. General health metrics look good on paper. Infant mortality rate is one of the lowest…

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World’s First Daycare for Kids with Cancer

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The “Daycare of Dreams,” located in Ramat Gan, Israel, was built as a space for children with cancer to just be kids. Children with pediatric cancer suffer from weak immune systems and so must take every precaution to avoid contamination, which could be fatal. The daycare is known as the “world’s first sterile educational and…

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Migraine Cure from Israeli Company

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For the millions of people who suffer from migraines, relief could be on its way. A new device is en route to enter the market. Neurolief is an Israeli based company which hopes to solve the issue of the common migraine, and replace tough painkillers. Co-founders Shmuel Shany and Amit Dar started Neurolief in 2013,…

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Measles Outbreak Means Vaccinations Matter

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For the first time in 15 years, a measles outbreak is causing death. A one and half year-old child contracted measles and died last week. The baby was never vaccinated against the disease, and the death likely occurred because both of her parents had measles and were also never vaccinated. This case is one of…

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Cancer Tumors Shrink in Happy Mice

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What if manipulating the mind can create massive reductions in cancerous tumors? In a recent study on mice led by a team at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, results showed that activating the brain’s reward system can cause a cancerous tumor to shrink in both weight and size. Of course, there is no proof…

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