Study finds infant vitamin B1 deficiency leads to poor motor function

March 29 (UPI) — Researchers at Tel Aviv University found that infantile vitamin B1 deficiency severely affected motor function in preschoolers who were fed faulty formula in infancy. The study was conducted... Read more »

Israel Aerospace Industries gets border protection sale

March 29 (UPI) — Israel Aerospace Industries received a contract to supply various border protection systems to an undisclosed nation in South America. In a statement announcing the deal, the company did... Read more »

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Today is Wednesday, March 29, the 88th day of 2017 with 277 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Uranus... Read more »

Bar Refaeli expecting second child with Adi Ezra

March 28 (UPI) — Bar Refaeli is going to be a mom of two. The 31-year-old Israeli model announced she’s pregnant and expecting her second child with husband Adi Ezra by sharing... Read more »

Russia and Iran's growing cooperation hints at a new Middle East

March 28 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, are meeting for the eighth time in four years from Monday through Wednesday. According to the Tehran Times,... Read more »

Israel's airstrike on Syria spooks Middle East

BEIRUT, March 27 (UPI) — Israeli warplanes carrying out airstrikes on a shipment of Iranian arms to Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas in Syria managed to evade Syrian air-defense missiles but the incident is... Read more »

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 27, 2017

Today is Monday, March 27, the 86th day of 2017 with 279 to follow. The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Uranus... Read more »

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 26, 2017

Today is Sunday, March 26, the 85th day of 2017 with 280 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Uranus... Read more »

Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic advance in Miami

Second-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan, third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada, and fifth-seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain all won second-round matches while seventh-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia was the most significant upset victim... Read more »

Study finds exercise 2.5 hours a week slows Parkinson's

March 23 (UPI) — Researchers at Northwestern University have found that even small amounts of exercise can have an impact on the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder... Read more »