US begins study on allergic reaction risk in Moderna, Pfizer vaccines

US begins study on allergic reaction risk in Moderna, Pfizer vaccines, The US National Institutes of Health said on Wednesday it had begun a mid-stage study to determine the risk of allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc. Several allergic reaction incidents, including serious episodes, known as anaphylaxis, have been […]

EU drug regulator finds link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots

EU drug regulator finds link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots, Experts say that, even if a causal link between the vaccine and blood clots is proved, the risks to the general population of getting a serious clot are small compared to the risks of COVID-19. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Wednesday it […]

Israel’s inhumane live animal shipments pose danger to public health

Israel’s inhumane live animal shipments pose danger to public health, Israel’s bill to end the import of live animals for meat has stalled in light of elections, but the method is illegal, dangerous and costly. The unsanitary and inhumane conditions of live animal exportation have been addressed worldwide in recent years, but Israel has neglected […]

Coronavirus: Israel might soon ditch outdoor mask requirement

Coronavirus: Israel might soon ditch outdoor mask requirement, Authorities have reportedly decided to wait until after Independence Day, which falls on April 15, to help avoid potential outbreaks due to the holiday celebrations. Israel may soon lift the requirement to wear masks outdoors, as the number of active local coronavirus cases has dropped to below […]

India or Israel? Meet the other ‘vaccination nation’

India or Israel? Meet the other ‘vaccination nation’, Nicknamed the “pharmacy of the world” even before the pandemic, the country produced 60% of vaccines globally. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called Israel the “vaccination nation” because of the country’s success in inoculating more than five million people in just a few months. However, less than […]

Groundbreaking Israeli treatment may offer cure for blood cancer

Groundbreaking Israeli treatment may offer cure for blood cancer, “We are reprogramming another type of the immune system’s cells called T-cells, in order to teach them to fight the cancer inside the blood of the patient.” A groundbreaking treatment developed by an Israeli team might offer a cure against multiple myeloma, a type of blood […]

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 […]