Israeli Doctor’s Revolutionary Discovery Could End Kidney Dialysis

A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse chronic kidney...

Couple Shot in Ofra: Our Baby United The Jewish People, Terror Will Not Break...

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)  Amichai and Shira Ish-Ran, the couple who were shot in the terror attack at Ofra junction last week and subsequently lost...

Charedi Boy Seriously Injured After Falling Off Cliff in Scotland

A Charedi resident of London, was airlifted to the hospital in Scotland on Wednesday after he fell more than 40 feet off of Kincraig...

Fundraising Disappointment for the Women of the Wall

In recent days, Women of the Wall (WoW) has been working to raise funds to finance security guards to accompany them in their monthly...

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...

Chareidi Volunteer Treats Person Mid-Flight

Ephraim Feldman who serves as the Chapter Head of United Hatzalah in Bnei Brak spent his flight back from Eilat on Motzei Shabbos treating...

Israeli Medical Breakthrough to 3D Print Hearts Gets Backed by Investor James Richman

Scientists from Tel Aviv University have successfully tested the world’s first ever major medical breakthrough of 3D-printed hearts from human patients’ cells.  The success of...

Would-Be Terrorist Armed with a Knife Apprehended at the Machpelah

10:14PM IL Motzei Shabbos: Security forces near the Ma’aras HaMachpelah in Hebron checked a suspicious Arab male and found he was concealing a knife,...

National Security Council of Israel Issues Travel Warnings For 28 Countries

Due to a high-level terror threat in some 34 countries, the National Security Council of Israel issued travel warnings for 28 countries in addition...

Norwegian Government Official: Jews, Muslims Circumcise Out of Ignorance

The Norwegian government’s child welfare adviser said Jews and Muslims would stop circumcising children if they learn more about the risks and pain that...

Israel: Health Officials Testing Similac Top 3 Baby Formula

Health Ministry officials are conducting tests on the Similac Top 3 baby formula after receiving reports that three children became ill after feeding, vomiting...

All NYC Ambulance Workers To Carry Epipens

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta announced plans April 3 to begin carrying doses of epinephrine on all FDNY ambulances as an additional precautionary lifesaving tool....

Israel: Too Many Kids on Ritalin – Many Shouldn’t Be

According to Israeli Maccabi Kupat Cholim (HMO) pediatrician Dr. Shlomi Antebi, one in five Israeli children are taking Ritalin or Concerta for attention disorders...

Zinc May Curb Cold Symptoms

As everyone knows, there's no cure for the common cold. So most people simply suffer through two or more colds a year, often missing...

Getting Rid of Ritalin

Susan (not her real name), a seven-year-old girl with severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), was about to enter first grade. Her parents were...

Maimonides Medical Center Rated Best In Nation For Cardiac Care

Maimonides Medical Center's heart is in top rate shape - and jumping for joy after being voted one of the best three hospitals for...

Brooklyn Infant, Teen Contract Raccoon Disease

The NYC Department of Health is warning parents to be on alert for raccoon roundworm, after a Brooklyn infant and a teenager contracted the disease....

Israeli Researchers Makes New Discovery in the Study of the Brain and Memory

University of Haifa researchers find a functional link between the brain region responsible for taste memory and the area responsible for encoding the time...

Finally, A Place Where Frum Celiacs Can Get Support/Help On The Web

Celiac disease is a disorder in which eating certain types of protein called gluten will set off an autoimmune response that causes damage to...

FDA Approves First Retinal Implant For Rare Eye Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first artificial retina, an implanted device that replicates some of the function of the retina,...

Trans-Fat Ban Takes Effect In NYC

The clock is ticking on trans fat in the Big Apple. The nation's most stringent trans fat ban goes into full effect in New York...

Can Spanking Cause Mental Illness?

Parents often ask me whether spanking is really so bad. After all, they were spanked as kids and they turned out fine. Plus, it's...

FDA Clears First Brain Scan To Diagnose ADHD In Children

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical scan that can help diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children by measuring brain...

Study: Kids’ Cereals Highly Marketed, Less Nutritious

Cereals heavily marketed to kids have been found to be the least nutritional, accordng to Yale University study. Lucky Charms and Trix are just...

YWN Health Columnist Alan Freishtat Wishes Readers K’siva V’chasima Tova

To my loyal YWN readers, Although this space is normally used for my weekly columns on health, fitness, and weight loss, I will allow myself...

Behavioural Rewards ‘Work Like Drugs’ For ADHD

The following is a BBC report: The brains of children with attention-deficit disorders respond to on-the-spot rewards in the same way as they do...

Getting Through The Yomim Tovim

It’s that time of the year again, the holiday season. Perhaps nothing is more challenging than getting through from Rosh Hashanah to Simchat Torah with...

Cell Phone-Cancer Link Discovered By Israeli Scientist

An Israeli scientist, Dr. Siegal Sadetzki, has found a link between cell phone usage and the development of tumors.  Dr. Sadetzki, a physician, epidemiologist and...

Bloomberg Declares War On…..Salt

Mayor Bloomberg is waging a war on salt and he wants food manufacturers and restaurants to join his army.....or else. It's ironic that the war...

Drug Maker Recalls More Than 40 Allergy, Cold Meds for Kids

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Friday recalled more than 40 of its liquid cold and allergy products for children because some of the medications may...

NYS Senate Approves Legislation to Expand Access to Family Health Plus

The New York State Senate passed legislation last week that would make more lower-income families eligible for the Family Health Plus program by removing...

Electronic Cigarettes Banned in Israel

The new electronic cigarettes have been banned in Israel by health officials after the American FDA reported they contain chemicals that are carcinogens. Health Ministry...

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...

El Al Plane Had Passenger With Measles On Board!

Israel's Health Ministry has issued an alert to anyone who was on an El Al flight #002 (New York to Tel Aviv) on Monday - and has...

Big Breakthrough in Fight Against Cancer

Johnson and Johnson will partner with Massachusetts General Hospital to develop and market a blood test that could find a single cancer cell circulating...

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