This technique is called intermittent fasting. According to a new study from Heidelberg University and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), this type of diet could help the obese and overweight lose weight, but it has no advantage over conventional weight-loss diets.
“Ilan and Asaf touched the stars; Rona touched our hearts,” said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin when the tragic death of Rona Ramon at the age of 54 from pancreatic cancer was announced on Monday. Rona was the widow of Israel Air Force (IAF) Colonel Ilan Raman, who as part of the ill-fated Columbia Shuttle mission to space in 2003 died with six other astronauts when it exploded on re-entry.
SpaceIL, the first unmanned Israeli spacecraft that is due in early 2019 to be sent to the moon, will take a time capsule with significant Israeli objects within it. Since the spacecraft is not expected to return to Earth, its information is likely to remain in the moon indefinitely and may be found and viewed… Read more »
With the sorely inadequate supply of donated human organs – from kidneys to livers and lungs to hearts – available in Israel, scientists here have invested years of research into producing artificial tissue for transplant. But until the technique can proceed, a way must be found to create effective arteries, veins and capillaries to supply blood to the artificial tissue.
Dr. Cyril B. Sherer did not make it to the proverbial 120 years of Moses, but the general practitioner in Jerusalem – who treated many tens of thousands of people in Britain, Japan, New Zealand and Israel over more than 70 years – did manage take care of patients during decades when other physicians retire to play golf and play with their grandchildren.
Type-2 diabetics develop their chronic metabolic disease – in most cases – from being overweight and even morbidly obese, eating junk food and leading a sedentary life. Until recently it was thought to be irreversible but manageable by taking medications and/or injecting insulin, exercising and observing a restricted, healthful diet.
The most important commandment for the Jewish People besides living in the Land of Israel is the study of Torah. But numerous great sages over the millennia did not confine themselves solely to the Torah. Maimonides was a prominent physician; Hillel was a woodchopper; various Talmudic sages were tailors, farmers, cotton dealers, field laborers, builders, scribes, shoemakers, cattle raisers, silk merchants, beer brewers and even wine smellers.
In fact, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem together will colleagues at the University of Chicago and the University of California at Los Angeles have found that if you’re asking for an end-of-year salary hike or bonus, it will be more forthcoming if he or she is NOT your friend. Nepotism is a no-no, at least if it becomes public knowledge.
More than three decades after plague of the AIDS virus (HIV) became known, it is still with us and has killed millions of people, most of them in the developing world. Fortunately, if patients have access to the anti-AIDS “cocktail” of drugs, the highly infectious disorder has become a chronic disease rather than one that kills its victims.