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100 newly certified doctors expedite marijuana licensing process for Israeli patients

The long and gruesome bureaucratic process required to receive a medical marijuana license is over after 100 doctors from within Israel's public health sector...

FDA approves groundbreaking treatment for childhood leukemia

Novartis' Kymriah is the first FDA-approved drug that uses CAR-T technology, which genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to fight childhood leukemia.jwplayer("jwplayer").setup({ ...

Report: Israeli patients expected to suffer from shortage of medical marijuana

Due to a manpower problem in the Israel Police, it is likely that many medical cannabis patients will not receive their treatment in the...

Germany: Nurse injected poison into patients causing hearts to stop

A nurse convicted in the past for murdering two patients is currently being investigated by German authorities on suspicion of killing dozens of other...

Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma to buy Israeli company NeuroDerm for $1.1 billion

Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm has been sold to the Japanese pharmaceutical company Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma for $1.1 billion in cash. “We believe that this...

Hadassah Medical Center crisis intensifies, parents of the pediatric cancer patients go on hunger...

Following a deadlock between the two sides in negotiating a solution to the Hadassah Medical Center's crisis inolving the pediatric hematology-oncology department, the patients'...

Technion’s North American medical grads hail unique learning environment

Almost two dozen North Americans recently graduated from the Technion’s prestigious American Medical Program. The new doctors, who have all found jobs in top-notch...

New ALS drug approved in US for first time in 2 decades

Thousands of Americans are diagnosed with ALS each year. For the first time in two decades within the US, a new drug has been...

Dramatic study reveals increased risk of sleep apnea for babies born during weeks 37-38...

A new and extensive study based on data from a quarter of a million births and spread over 22 years reveals dramatic data. According...

Israeli medical breakthrough: Healthy cells eliminating aggressive cancer cells?

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that the “cell death mechanism” found in every healthy cell can also be modulated to kill infected...