Health - Page 18

Medical treatments offer new ways to quit smoking – and make it stick

Tobacco causes nearly 6 million deaths per year in developed countries, but most people who try to quit on their own will relapse within a few days.

Innovative sunblock doubles as jellyfish sting preventer

Israeli invention allows groups to swim for long distances without being stung.

Paraplegics closer to regaining mobility with ReWalk Robotics

ReWalk's innovative exoskeleton can return mobility to people suffering from spinal cord injuries.

Heat stroke more life-threatening for runners than previously thought, study says

Cardiologists at Tel Aviv University made an unexpected discovery while studying athletes.

Familiar songs may help prompt Alzheimer’s patients to speak

Study finds that music therapy helps spark memories, gets patients communicating.

​Startup seeks to give cardiac patients peace of mind in their pockets

Medical management tool designed by a cardiac patient, for cardiac patients, has the potential to save lives.

Disturbed sleep is just as bad as no sleep, new study finds

Fragmented nighttime snoozing, common for new parents and doctors, is more detrimental than previously thought.

Gait-changer proves a game-changer for osteoarthritis sufferers

Therapeutic shoes help former professional athletes and others retrain muscles, relieve pain.

This robot becomes part of anatomy to save lives

Spinal and brain surgery just became easier for surgeons and patients alike.

Micro-molecule could help treat mood disorders

Researchers discover how a tiny molecule causes depression and anxiety disorders – and the role it could play in treating them.

9 spa destinations with healing waters

The natural, mineral-rich waters in these places can leave you feeling healthier after a soak.

Doctors develop new baby-measuring technique

Non-invasive method uses stereoscopic photography and may be gentler on newborns.

Research finds link between brain hyperactivity and seizures in Alzheimer's patients

Tel Aviv University study focuses on the area of the brain that controls learning and memory.

Whey protein a beneficial tool in diabetes treatment, new study says

Research out of Israel suggests that consuming the protein before meals can help diabetics control their blood-sugar levels.

Israeli doctors help bring smiles to Ethiopia

Plastic surgeons assist a nonprofit volunteer group to perform cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries.