An Israeli study has shown that anger may trigger strokes.
Israeli researchers are playing an important role in identifying a defective gene that causes a rare and usually fatal disease in Arab infants.
Israeli diagnostic company Novamed has developed a home diagnostics product that can detect a heart attack even before it takes place.
Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, with 145 per 10,000, as opposed to 85 in the U.S., over 70 in Japan, and less than 60 in Germany. With over 25% of its work force employed in technical professions. Israel places first in this category as well.