The position was expressed that wearing masks has an educational message as part of maintaining hygiene and social distance
The average age of those who died from COVID-19 was 73 in the Arab sector, compared to 78 in the ultra-Orthodox sector and 81 in the general society.
Israel may receive up to four million doses of the COVID vaccine being produced by Pfizer by the end of this month beginning possibly as soon as next week.
The document sums up the message of the medical signatories with the phrase: “The corona goes easy on the young – protect the elderly!”
Nurses around the world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth in May 2020. The British woman – known as the Lady with the Lamp – is regarded as the founder of modern nursing.
More than three decades after plague of the AIDS virus (HIV) became known, it is still with us and has killed millions of people, most of them in the developing world. Fortunately, if patients have access to the anti-AIDS “cocktail” of drugs, the highly infectious disorder has become a chronic disease rather than one that kills its victims.
Women who undergo a mastectomy due to breast cancer and those more fortunate who merely want to augments their bust have for years been undergoing surgery for the insertion of breast implants filled with silicone or saline (salt water).
Did Methuselah, the grandfather of Noah who – according to Genesis – lived for 969 years, contract prostate cancer before meeting his Maker? If human health in biblical times was similar to that today, he probably did, because the main factor behind malignancy of the prostate, is aging. Thus, men who live long lives are unlikely to escape some problem with the prostate, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (non-cancerous enlargement of the gland that makes urination difficult) if not actual cancer.
The idea to establish a human milk bank in Israel has long been in development. The pediatric care-givers community has wished such a thing existed for years. The Health Ministry requested that Magen David Adom run the project. It is specifically targeted to help save the lives of hundreds of premature babies in Israel every […]
It certainly hasn’t reached the dimensions of the Ten Biblical Plagues, but leishmaniasis – dubbed “Rose of Jericho” because of the red rash it can cause – is a potentially disfiguring but not life-threatening skin disease. It is endemic to the Middle East, Latin America, southern Europe and other hot regions and is spreading, causing concern to Israeli parasitologists and dermatologists.