Health
Hula hoops on Tel Aviv beach. Photo by Flash90.

NIH expands tests of Israeli treatment for West Nile virus

Omrix’s Omr-IgG-am is based on WNV antibodies derived from Israeli donors who have high levels of these antibodies.Mario Gamez, a 39-year-old electrician in Phoenix, recently spent six days in the Barrow Neurological Institute, part of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical …

Israeli health expert tackles obesity

Professor Elliot M. Berry: Israeli research confirms the link between overeating and the incidence of diabetes and hypertension and related disease.There are currently nine million children in the United States who are overweight or obese. According to U.S. Surgeon General …

Israel’s herbal Sheagree provides satisfaction with a sigh

The list of ingredients in Sheagree includes magnolia flowers, nut seeds, persimmon, lychee, oregano, turmeric, saffron and fenugreek – a favorite among the Yemenite community in Israel to which they attribute virility powers.”I’ll have what she’s having” is a classic …