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Coronavirus: Serious patients drop below 300 for the 1st time in 4 months

Coronavirus: Serious patients drop below 300 for the 1st time in 4 months, At the peak of the pandemic around mid-January, the number of serious patients stood for several days at 1,200. The number of serious patients in Israel dropped to 290 on Thursday, the lowest figure in four months, as the cap on outdoor […]

Israel’s coronavirus rules changed again – here are the details

Israel’s coronavirus rules changed again – here are the details, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: “We must make every effort to open the maximum possible with the least risk for students.” Israelis received a new set of coronavirus reliefs on Thursday from the government after more than a month of minimal changes. Before Thursday, the last […]

Coronavirus in Israel: Which countries are the riskiest to travel to?

Coronavirus in Israel: Which countries are the riskiest to travel to?, While infection risks for vaccinated people have shown to decrease substantially after vaccination, certain variants have already been found to have mutated enough to decrease the vaccine’s efficency Israel’s Health Ministry on Thursday reported that France and Turkey are currently the world’s most dangerous […]

Researchers identify the genes responsible for healthy aging process

Researchers identify the genes responsible for healthy aging process, In their research a number of genes that are different between pathological aging and healthy aging. Their findings were published in the scientific journal Aging. Researchers from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) have identified the genes which are responsible for a more “healthy aging” process, according to a […]

Coronavirus: US puts J&J in charge, removes AstraZeneca from faulty plant

Coronavirus: US puts J&J in charge, removes AstraZeneca from faulty plant, The government’s move to have the facility make only the J&J single-dose vaccine is meant to avoid future mix-ups. The United States has put Johnson and Johnson in charge of a plant that ruined 15 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine and has stopped […]

Government leaders worldwide debate future of green jobs after pandemic

Government leaders worldwide debate future of green jobs after pandemic, To economically recover from the pandemic, leaders are debating the transition toward green economies to curb negative effects of current climate crisis in the process. Can Israel follow suit? In late January 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders supporting the […]

Stress hormone found to cause hair loss, new study discovers

Stress hormone found to cause hair loss, new study discovers, The process by which stress influenced hair loss remained a mystery, until now. Can reducing stress be the secret to hair growth? According to a new study led by Seyku Choi, of Harvard University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, that may just be […]

Men with high testosterone levels have greater risk of melanoma – study

Men with high testosterone levels have greater risk of melanoma – study, The study concluded that one in 36 males in the UK will contract melanoma throughout their life, compared to one in 47 women. Men with higher levels of testosterone are more prone to developing melanoma, a form of skin cancer according to a […]

NASA to launch spaceship to ‘punch’ asteroid, stop future impacts

NASA to launch spaceship to ‘punch’ asteroid, stop future impacts, The DART Mission’s spacecraft’s launch window is set for July 2021, and will arrive at the asteroid in September 2022. If an asteroid heads towards Earth, what can we possibly do to stop it from impacting the planet? According to NASA: Punch it. Stopping an […]

Cancer patients can safely get COVID-19 vaccine, Israeli study shows

Cancer patients can safely get COVID-19 vaccine, Israeli study shows, Cancer patients who have been treated with all types of anticancer drugs have as much as a 40% increased likelihood of dying from COVID-19 than non-cancer patients. Individuals being treated for cancer who get inoculated against COVID-19 are not expected to have any severe side […]