Exercise & Your Mental Health An Overview

The evidence that using exercise regimens is effective in treating negative emotional and mental states is building. In the last ten years, several review...

New Hope For Depressed Teens

If a depressed teen doesn't respond to treatment with commonly prescribed antidepressants the first time around, new research suggests there's still hope. Switching medications and...

Handwashing, Masks Beat Drugs at Fighting Flu

When it comes to fighting the spread of influenza and other respiratory viruses, physical barrier measures -- such as handwashing and wearing masks, gloves...

Trump Says He’s Nixing Plan For Early Vaccine At White House

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he was reversing an administration directive to vaccinate top government officials against COVID-19, while public distribution of the...

HATE OVER HEALTH: Khamenei Bans Imports Of US, British COVID Vaccines

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Friday banned Iran from importing American Pfizer-BioNTech and Britain’s AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines, a reflection of mistrust toward the West. In...

Netanyahu: Israel Preparing For New Vaccination Drive In 6 Months

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced in a press briefing on Tuesday that Israel is preparing for a new vaccination drive in six months that...

Young Boy Dies With COVID-19 After Family Travels To Hawaii

A child who traveled to Hawaii with his vaccinated parents has died after contracting COVID-19. The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday the boy is...

Severe Asthma Unlike Mild Asthma

Researchers report there are important differences between people with severe and non-severe asthma, something that could help explain why those with severe asthma don't...

Toronto Vaccinates Police Officers Before Those 80 Or Above

Canada’s largest city has started vaccinating police officers ahead of people 80 years of age and older. A Toronto police spokesperson said Monday police constables...

Moderate Exercise Cuts Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

A brisk 30-minute walk most days of the week is enough to undo metabolic syndrome, a health condition that can lead to heart disease,...

Study: Low Salt Diet Ups Risk Of Heart Attack

Doctors and public health officials have been telling us for years that eating too much sodium can increase the risk of heart attack or...

“Purim Could Set Us Back By Weeks,” Israel’s COVID Czar Says

Israel's reproduction number (the number of people each carrier infects) has risen in recent days after weeks of declining, standing at 0.86 on Tuesday,...

SUPREME COURT OPENING: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring; Trump Gets 2nd Pick

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the high court. The...

Gout Drug Shows Promise

A drug called rilonacept (IL-1 Trap) may reduce disease activity and pain in patients with chronic active gout. That's according to a non-randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled...

Israeli Avreich Removed From ECMO After 72 Days

Reb Dekel Levy, a 35-year-old Lubavitcher chassid from Rechovot, was finally removed from an ECMO machine 72 days after he was attached to it...

Malaria Drug Promising Against Cancer

A common anti-malaria drug called chloroquine can also prevent the development of certain types of human cancers in mice, a U.S. study finds. The finding...

Support Group For Parkinson’s, Lou Gehrig’s & Other Diseases

There is a support group currently being formed, specifically in Lakewood, for people who are R"L suffering from a variety of devastating diseases, such...

UTJ MK Porush’s Knesset Guard Diagnosed With Omicron, 22 People Enter Isolation

Israel's Health Ministry informed the Knesset on Thursday afternoon that a Knesset security guard who was tested for COVID was found to be carrying...

Make Summer Great For Your Health

It is only a few weeks away—SUMMER! My childhood memories bring back trips in my parent’s car in the summer and hearing that song...

Experts Urge FDA to Lower Salt in American Diet

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should take steps to lower the amount of salt in the American diet over the next decade, an...

Measles Deaths Fall But Vaccine Gaps Threaten Progress

Fatal cases of measles have fallen by nearly 75 percent globally since 2000, but big outbreaks in Asian and African states with low vaccination...

Radio Host Who Regretted Vaccine Skepticism Dies Of COVID

A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 has died. He was 61. Nashville...

Israel Identifies 7 Cases Of Indian COVID Variant

Seven cases of a coronavirus variant from India have been discovered in Israel, the Health Ministry announced on Friday. It is the first time the...

Even ‘Light Smoking’ Affects Young Adults’ Arteries

Smoking just one cigarette stiffens the arteries of young adults by 25 percent, says a new study. The stiffer a person's arteries, the greater their...

Too Many Hours At Work Might Harm The Heart

It may be time to add a long workday to the list of risk factors for heart disease. A new study has found that office...

Nearly Half Of Israel’s Infections Stem From Schools

Almost half of Israel's coronavirus cases originated in the educational system, according to a government report submitted to the Supreme Court on Thursday, Ynet...

Provincial Italian Hospital Overrun By Virus Variant

The 160-bed hospital in the Po River Valley town of Chiari has no more room for patients stricken with the highly contagious variant of...

Nachas

For the last 17 years as a health professional, I have spent a great deal of time trying to educate and motivate others to...

Chareidim Refuse Measles Vaccinations And Infection Rate Grows

Yeshivaworld has previously reported (HERE) about a measles outbreak in Yerushalayim & in the Frum communities in London. Today, Arutz 7 ran a story which quoted Israel's Health Minister Ya'akov...

UK Jews Banned From Holding Family Sedarim For 2nd Consecutive Year

UK Jews will not be legally allowed to celebrate Pesach Sedarim with extended family members this year, the second year in a row that...

What You Need To Know: Big Changes To Your Health Insurance

September 23 marks the six-month anniversary of health reform. It's also the date when several key insurance changes come into effect. Here's what you need...

Florida Allows Anybody 50+ To Get COVID-19 Shot

The number of Floridians eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine expanded on Monday as the state allowed anybody age 50 and up to get the...

Experience Brings Better Angioplasty Outcomes

The chances of a person surviving a heart attack roughly double if the victim receives treatment quickly from a doctor and facility experienced in...

Skipping Breakfast May Increase Your Chances Of A Heart Attack

Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. A study of older men found those who regularly skipped...

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