Hadassah Medical Center makes Newsweek’s list of top cardiology centers

Newsweek magazine has selected the Cardiology and Oncology (Sherett Institute) Divisions of Hadassah Medical Center for their list of the best hospitals in the world. Newsweek magazine has selected the Cardiology and Oncology (Sherett Institute) Divisions of Hadassah Medical Center for their list of the best hospitals in the world specializing in various medical fields […]

Just get vaccinated

Prof. Itai Shavit: Just get vaccinated   My recommendation every year – but this year in particular – is to vaccinate the whole family with the flu vaccine. This is my advice to all parents and children who wish for themselves an easier year in terms of winter illnesses, and dealing with these illnesses in […]

New Study Reveals Effective Treatment for Children Suffering From Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome

Study shows that hyperbaric oxygen therapy significantly improves symptoms, including memory, emotional and behavioral, and heals brain structure in cortical regions Today, Aviv Clinics highlights a new study published in Scientific Reports showing an effective treatment to heal damaged brain tissue and relieve symptoms in children experiencing persistent post-concussion syndrome (PPCS). The study, conducted by the Sagol Center for […]

Merck, Hadassah launch collaboration to use RNA-based therapeutics to fight cancer

Pharmaceutical company Merck and Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem launched CanceRNA, which aims to use messenger-RNA technology to treat cancer. Regine Shevach, the head of Merck’s Innovative Technologies Enablement Center in Israel, has always believed in collaborations. “In the past, projects usually happened within the same industry,” she said. “Today, however, things have changed, and […]

This Israeli Cancer Therapy Could Change The World

Israeli biotech company Enlivex has developed a treatment that it believes may revolutionize the way solid tumor cancers are treated. A team of scientists, doctors, investors and entrepreneurs are working together to develop what they believe could “tackle some of the most problematic diseases, save more patients and ultimately change the world,” according to Enlivex […]

Life-Saving Breakthrough For Heart Disease at Hadassah Medical Center

The first case, on an elderly man at high risk of death, was performed in May without official Health Ministry approval on compassionate grounds. There have been two more cases since then. Instead of performing open-heart surgery, with all its risks, to repair a defective aortal arch that has an aneurysm – a bulge in […]

Israeli Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Identify Cancer Genes

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Israeli researchers use artificial intelligence to identify cancer genes “The model we created has a high accuracy of 96.5 percent,” says Dr. Shai Rosenberg. For the first time in the world, researchers at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to identify mutations that cause cancer. The discovery is a breakthrough for […]

Ukrainian Child Receives Vital Care from Israeli Doctors

Physicians from Hadassah Medical Center at the Przemysl refugee camp on the Ukraine-Poland border performed surgery on a young Ukrainian girl earlier this week. 10-year-old Alexandra came to the clinic suffering from severe pain in her foot due to an ingrown toenail left untreated for two months. She was unable to walk, and had been in extreme constant pain […]

P-Cure to support Hadassah Medical Organization in being the first to provide Proton Therapy to cancer patients in Israel

P-Cure Ltd. (“P-Cure”), the provider of the most compact 360° gantry-less adaptive proton therapy system that can be installed in a linac vault, announced today a collaboration with Hadassah Medical Organization (“Hadassah”) in Jerusalem. The collaboration will provide cancer patients in Israel with access to proton therapy, the most targeted type of radiation therapy. The […]

Prof. Yoram Weiss Named Hadassah Medical Organization Director General

Hadassah – The Women’s Zionist Organization of America (HWZOA), and the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) have announced the appointment of Prof. Yoram Weiss, MD, as HMO’s director-general. Prof. Weiss, who has served as acting director-general since July 2021, succeeds Prof. Zeev Rotstein. Prof. Weiss, 63, an expert in intensive care medicine and anesthesiology, has worked at Hadassah for 31 years. […]

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