M S Green

Summary

Affiliation: Kaplan Medical Center
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for early detection and monitoring of infectious disease outbreaks associated with bioterrorism
    Manfred S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:503-6. 2002
  2. pmc The fall and rise of gonorrhoea incidence in Israel: an international phenomenon?
    M S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health
    Sex Transm Infect 79:116-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint When is an epidemic an epidemic?
    Manfred S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:3-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of viral hepatitis A in Israel
    M S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:347-51. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of spotted fever in Israel over 26 years
    G Aharonowitz
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1321-2. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in trends of lung carcinoma by histology type in Israeli Jews and Arabs, 1981-1995
    O Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:11-8. 2001
  7. pmc Mortality from infectious diseases in Israel, 1979-1992, based on revised ICD-9 codes: implications for international comparisons
    T Shohat
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Public Health 89:1855-7. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Population group differences in trends in stroke mortality in Israel
    S Koton
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Stroke 32:1984-8. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Excess mortality from seasonal influenza is negligible below the age of 50 in Israel: implications for vaccine policy
    Y Linhart
    Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, 12 Ha arba a Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infection 39:399-404. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Recent trends in the epidemiology of non-typhoidal Salmonella in Israel, 1999-2009
    R Bassal
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1446-53. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for early detection and monitoring of infectious disease outbreaks associated with bioterrorism
    Manfred S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:503-6. 2002
    ..The acid test of any system will be the ability to provide analyses and interpretations of the data that will serve the goals of the system. Such analytical methods are still in the early stages of development...
  2. pmc The fall and rise of gonorrhoea incidence in Israel: an international phenomenon?
    M S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health
    Sex Transm Infect 79:116-8. 2003
    ..There is evidence of a recent resurgence of the incidence of gonorrhoea in some countries. Aim: To examine trends in gonorrhoea incidence in Israel and compare them with the United States and countries in Europe..
  3. ncbi request reprint When is an epidemic an epidemic?
    Manfred S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:3-6. 2002
    ..The large number of cases of West Nile fever diagnosed in Israel in 2000 once again brought into focus the confusion that frequently accompanies the use of the term "epidemic."..
  4. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of viral hepatitis A in Israel
    M S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:347-51. 2001
    ..In July 1999 universal immunization of infants against hepatitis A was introduced...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of spotted fever in Israel over 26 years
    G Aharonowitz
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1321-2. 1999
    ..Thus, even during periods of low incidence, careful monitoring and high awareness for prompt diagnosis and treatment are needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in trends of lung carcinoma by histology type in Israeli Jews and Arabs, 1981-1995
    O Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:11-8. 2001
    ..The trends in the Arab population in Israel are different. This may be due to different trends in the prevalence of smoking in the two populations...
  7. pmc Mortality from infectious diseases in Israel, 1979-1992, based on revised ICD-9 codes: implications for international comparisons
    T Shohat
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Public Health 89:1855-7. 1999
    ..This study examined trends in infectious disease mortality rates in Israel between 1979 and 1992, using a traditional and a revised set of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Population group differences in trends in stroke mortality in Israel
    S Koton
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Stroke 32:1984-8. 2001
    ..The group aged >/=75 years shows the greatest difference in trends between Jews and Arabs. This finding may be explained by differences in risk factor distribution and case fatality rates...
  9. doi request reprint Excess mortality from seasonal influenza is negligible below the age of 50 in Israel: implications for vaccine policy
    Y Linhart
    Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, 12 Ha arba a Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infection 39:399-404. 2011
    ..Evaluation of the severity of pandemic influenza requires reliable estimates of mortality attributable to the seasonal influenza...
  10. doi request reprint Recent trends in the epidemiology of non-typhoidal Salmonella in Israel, 1999-2009
    R Bassal
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1446-53. 2012
    ..Enteritidis and S. Typhimurium infections in poultry. Tight surveillance and education of food handlers and consumers should be enhanced to reduce the foodborne transmission of Salmonella in Israel...
  11. doi request reprint Intestinal immunity following a combined enhanced inactivated polio vaccine/oral polio vaccine programme in Israel
    T A Swartz
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vaccine 26:1083-90. 2008
    ..A satisfactory level of family hygiene contributed towards breaking the chain of transmission of poliovirus to contacts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the reactogenicity of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine
    T Shohat
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute for Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 2:192-5. 2000
    ..In trials comparing different formulations of measles vaccine, excess non-specific mortality occurred in female children who received high titer vaccine. These findings suggest a gender-specific effect of measles vaccine...
  13. pmc Long-term Death Rates, West Nile virus epidemic, Israel, 2000
    Manfred S Green
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1754-7. 2005
    ..The age- and sex-adjusted death rates were significantly higher than in the general population. This excess was greater for men. Significant adverse prognostic factors were age, male sex, diabetes mellitus, and dementia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimating the usual prevalence and incidence of acute illness in the community: implications for pandemic influenza and bioterrorism preparedness
    Zalman Kaufman
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:563-7. 2006
    ..Consequently, planning of medications, manpower and facilities should also account for those who would be treated for an unrelated acute illness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a syndromic surveillance system using the WSARE algorithm for early detection of an unusual, localized summer outbreak of influenza B: implications for bioterrorism surveillance
    Zalman Kaufman
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:3-7. 2007
    ..Syndromic surveillance systems have been developed for early detection of bioterrorist attacks, but few validation studies exist for these systems and their efficacy has been questioned...
  16. ncbi request reprint A large food-borne outbreak of group A streptococcal pharyngitis in an industrial plant: potential for deliberate contamination
    Dorit Nitzan Kaluski
    Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:618-21. 2006
    ..The initial respiratory signs of food-borne streptococcal pharyngitis outbreaks could delay the identification of the vehicle of transmission. This could be particularly problematic in the event of deliberate contamination...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and virological surveillance of influenza in Israel--implementation during pandemic influenza]
    Michal Bromberg
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 148:577-82, 659. 2009
    ..Pandemic influenza surveillance has a central role in providing an updated situation for the health care system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of diphtheria toxoid antibodies in children and adults in Israel
    L Valinsky
    Central Laboratories, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:968-73. 2006
    ..The risk of diphtheria outbreaks is low, but sporadic cases may occur among individuals lacking basic immunity against the disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Familial risk factors for breast cancer among Arab women in Israel
    M Aghassi-Ippen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:327-31. 2002
    ..Family history of breast cancer was a risk factor for breast cancer in Arab women. The estimated relative risk associated with an affected first-degree relative was generally higher than that reported from other populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overweight, stature, and socioeconomic status among women--cause or effect: Israel National Women's Health Interview Survey, 1998
    D N Kaluski
    Dept of Nutrition, Ministry of Health, 20 King David St, POB 1176, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
    J Gend Specif Med 4:18-24. 2001
    ..To determine if short stature and overweight/obesity are predictors of low socioeconomic status (SES), measured by educational attainment...
  21. doi request reprint Psychological distress is independently associated with physical inactivity in Israeli adults
    Khitam Muhsen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Prev Med 50:118-22. 2010
    ..We also examined whether psychological distress is related to limitations in day-to-day activities due to emotional problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Compliance with influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in Israel, 1999-2002
    Zalman Kaufman
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Public Health Rev 31:71-9. 2003
    ..The main purpose of the present study was to monitor the impact of that campaign on compliance with influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of trends in incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer, incidence to mortality ratio and stage at diagnosis between Arab and Jewish women in Israel, 1979-2002
    Jalal Tarabeia
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:36-42. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Family history of breast cancer and compliance with mammography in Israel: findings of the National Health Survey 2003-2004 (EUROHIS)
    Lital Keinan-Boker
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:43-9. 2007
    ..Over 60% and around 55% of high-risk women aged 40-49 and > or =50 years, respectively, are inadequately screened for breast cancer. Screening rates are not optimal in the average-risk group as well...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Israel: a case-control study between native Israelis and immigrants from the former Soviet Union
    Hana Kerzman
    Nursing Division, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Transfusion 47:1189-96. 2007
    ..This study aimed to identify HCV risk factors among Native Israeli (NI) and FSUI BDs, to determine if specific interventions are needed...
  26. doi request reprint Correlates of generalized anxiety disorder: independent of co-morbidity with depression: findings from the first Israeli National Health Interview Survey (2003-2004)
    Khitam Muhsen
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:898-904. 2008
    ..Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a prevalent psychiatric disorder with chronic symptoms and is commonly comorbid with depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Patterns of utilization of healthcare services among immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union]
    Orna Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 147:282-6, 376. 2008
    ..Contradictory evidence exists as to the rate of use of healthcare services by Israeli immigrants from the former Soviet Union (fSU)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms and allergic diseases in Israeli adolescents: results from a national survey 2003 and comparison with 1997
    Orly Romano-Zelekha
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Hashomer, Israel
    J Asthma 44:365-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the temporal trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms and allergies in Israeli adolescents...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in reported smoking behaviors in face-to-face and telephone interviews
    Orna Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:679-86. 2004
    ..In Arabs compared to Jews there is a significant difference between reporting smoking during a telephone interview and a face-to-face interview. The mode of data collection can affect comparisons between different groups...
  30. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity prevalence in Israel: findings of the first national health and nutrition survey (MABAT)
    Lital Keinan-Boker
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:219-23. 2005
    ..The prevalence of obesity has increased considerably in many countries in recent decades...
  31. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health as a cultural health determinant in Arab and Jewish Israelis MABAT--National Health and Nutrition Survey 1999-2001
    Orna Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 61:1256-66. 2005
    ..Yet diagnosis of a disease increases the frequency of reporting lower SH, more in Arabs than in Jews...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of hormonal therapy among Israeli women in the post-WHI era
    Lital Keinan-Boker
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    Maturitas 52:364-73. 2005
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the prevalence and the correlates of HT use in Israel in 2003...
  33. ncbi request reprint Should fetal weight growth curves be population specific?
    Orly Romano-Zelekha
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 25:709-14. 2005
    ..To establish fetal weight growth curve for the Israeli population and to compare it to the one currently used, suggested by Hadlock et al...
  34. ncbi request reprint Correlates of osteoporosis among Jewish and Arab women aged 45-74 in Israel: national women's health interview survey
    Dorit Nitzan-Kaluski
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Gend Specif Med 6:17-23. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of osteoporosis among middle-aged and elderly Jewish and Arab women in Israel...
  35. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting current use of hormone replacement therapy among menopausal Jewish women in Israel. The National Women's Health Interview Survey, 1998
    Dafna Merom
    Israel Center for Disease Control ICDC, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:671-6. 2002
    ..Despite the controversy regarding the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy, studies in various countries report a two- to threefold increase in the use of HRT during the last decade...
  36. ncbi request reprint Who are the sedentary people in Israel? A public health indicator
    Orna Baron-Epel
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:694-9. 2005
    ..Increasing physical activity and thereby reducing a sedentary lifestyle can lower the risk of chronic diseases. Raising the population's involvement in physical activity is a major challenge for public health and healthcare services...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema among schoolchildren in Israel: results from a national study
    Yael Graif
    Allergy and Pulmonary Clinic, Israel Defense Forces, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:245-9. 2004
    ..There is growing evidence that the prevalence rates of asthma and allergic diseases are increasing, especially among children. Several risk factors are under investigation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the dynamics and correlates of transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (HSV-1) and Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) in a sample of the Israeli population
    Batya B Davidovici
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:641-6. 2007
    ..In developed countries such as Israel the transmission of VZV is much quicker and less dependent on socioeconomic status as compared with HSV-1...
  39. ncbi request reprint Individual-level analysis of social capital and health: a comparison of Arab and Jewish Israelis
    Orna Baron-Epel
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 66:900-10. 2008
    ..More research is needed to verify these differences...
  40. ncbi request reprint Infant mortality in Israel during 1950-2000: rates, causes, demographic characteristics and trends
    Yona Amitai
    Department of Mother, Child and Adolescent Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:145-51. 2005
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Increasing lung cancer incidence among Israeli Arab men reflects a change in the earlier paradox of low incidence and high smoking prevalence
    Jalal Tarabeia
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:291-6. 2008
    ..The possible explanations are changes in lifestyle, particularly in dietary habits...
  42. ncbi request reprint BMI may overestimate the prevalence of obesity among women of lower socioeconomic status
    Dorit Nitzan Kaluski
    Public Health Services, Israeli Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel 52621
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1808-15. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine gender differences in height and weight associated with socioeconomic status (SES) and the consequent effect on body mass index in a multiethnic society...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination: reduction in hospitalizations and death rates among members of "Maccabi Healthcare Services" during the 2000-2001 influenza season
    Yonatan Shapiro
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:706-8. 2003
    ..Upper respiratory tract illnesses have been associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting performance of prenatal genetic testing by Israeli Jewish women
    Carron Sher
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Asaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 120:418-22. 2003
    ..The information from the present study is vital for the planning of an equitable prenatal genetic service and provides guidelines for the implementation of such services in other countries...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance systems for early detection and mapping of the spread of morbidity caused by bioterrorism]
    Manfred S Green
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 141:31-3, 122. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The shifting epidemiology of hepatitis A following routine childhood immunization program in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 45:386-91. 2007
    ..The study objectives were to assess the uptake of hepatitis A vaccine following the new policy and to examine the incidence of hepatitis A and the number of prevented cases...
  47. ncbi request reprint Late influenza vaccination is associated with reduced effectiveness
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Ha Mered 27, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Prev Med 43:71-6. 2006
    ..The study aims were to compare post-immunization hospitalization and mortality rates among high-risk patients who were vaccinated against influenza in different periods of autumn...
  48. ncbi request reprint Allergic reactions to insect stings: results from a national survey of 10,000 junior high school children in Israel
    Yael Graif
    Allergy and Immunology Clinic, Pulmonary Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1435-9. 2006
    ..Insect sting allergy is a medical condition the magnitude of which has not been fully estimated in children...
  49. ncbi request reprint The child with asthma at school: results from a national asthma survey among schoolchildren in Israel
    Tamar Shohat
    The Israel Center for Disease Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Adolesc Health 37:275-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate school absence and restriction in school activities of children with asthma, and to estimate the involvement of the school staff in asthma disabilities...
  50. ncbi request reprint In a population-based cohort of diabetes patients, men and women had similar risks for all-cause mortality
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:86-93. 2007
    ..To compare death rates of diabetic men and women relative to the general population and to identify sex-specific risk factors for all-cause mortality...
  51. ncbi request reprint Trends in management, hospital and long-term outcomes of elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Shmuel Gottlieb
    Cardiology Department, Bikur Cholim Hospital, Jerusalem Hashomer
    Am J Med 120:90-7. 2007
    ..Several studies have reported a decline in mortality after myocardial infarction; however, the magnitude of the decline among the elderly has not been fully investigated...
  52. ncbi request reprint A national survey of acute cerebrovascular disease in Israel: burden, management, outcome and adherence to guidelines
    David Tanne
    Israel Neurological Association
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:3-7. 2006
    ..There are no national data on the burden and management of acute cerebrovascular disease in Israel...
  53. ncbi request reprint Trends in specific morbidity prevalence in male adolescents in Israel over a 50 year period and the impact of recent immigration
    Alon Farfel
    Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:149-52. 2007
    ..During the last 50 years, extensive data have been gathered enabling a study of time trends in the prevalence of common diseases in this age group...
  54. pmc Inequalities in use of health services among Jews and Arabs in Israel
    Orna Baron-Epel
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    Health Serv Res 42:1008-19. 2007
    ..To compare the levels of utilization of health services in Jews and Arabs taking into account differences in levels of socioeconomic status (SES) in a country with a National Health Insurance Law (NHIL)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Differences in the prevalence of asthma and current wheeze between Jews and Arabs: results from a national survey of schoolchildren in Israel
    Tamy Shohat
    The Israel Center for Disease Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:386-92. 2002
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of asthma is higher in Jewish schoolchildren than in Arab schoolchildren. It is not clear to what extent other risk factors explain these differences...
  56. ncbi request reprint Heavy meals as a trigger for a first event of the acute coronary syndrome: a case-crossover study
    Nestor Lipovetzky
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:728-31. 2004
    ..Food intake has an immediate effect on the cardiovascular system. However, the effect of a large meal as an immediate trigger for the acute coronary syndrome has not been assessed...
  57. ncbi request reprint The management, early and one year outcome in hospitalized patients with heart failure: a national Heart Failure Survey in Israel--HFSIS 2003
    Moshe Garty
    Recanati Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:227-33. 2007
    ..Despite improved management of heart failure patients, their prognosis remains poor...