Breaking News


Breaking News

Israeli Surgeons Save Newborn Baby from Rare Ovarian Torsion

Ovarian torsion is the most common complication of an untreated ovarian cyst. It is an emergency that must be treated as quickly as possible.

Surgeons at Hadassah-University Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem have treated an extremely rare case of ovarian torsion on both sides in a baby girl right after her birth.


When Tamar Levy came for a routine checkup at 35 weeks gestation, she didn’t imagine the drama that was about to take place, and certainly did not think that 30 minutes after the birth of her daughter, the baby would already be successfully operated on at the hospital.

Read the full article here

Doctors Reattach Boy’s Head After Car Accident Thanks to ‘Amazing’ Surgery

Doctors at Israel’s Hadassah Medical Center performed the miraculous surgery.

Surgeons in Israel performed a miracle surgery and managed to reattach a boy’s head after he was hit by a car while riding his bike, a Jerusalem hospital announced this week.

Suleiman Hassan, a 12-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank, suffered what is known as an internal decapitation, with his skull detached from the top vertebrae of his spine — officially known as a bilateral atlanto occipital joint dislocation, according to The Times of Israel.

Click here for the full story on Fox News.

Diving Instructor Saved by Unique Procedure

A diving instructor was saved by a unique procedure in Jerusalem after being rushed to the hospital with severe abdominal pain.

While practicing diving in Greece, Barak Haruvi of Eilat suddenly felt severe pain. The 38-year-old diving instructor was told by doctors there to return urgently to Israel where he was diagnosed with a complicated and life-threatening malformation of a vein in the abdominal wall.

Click here to read the full story on the Jerusalem Post

Hadassah Medical Center Researchers Tout ‘Hopeful’ Treatment Results For Myeloma Cancer

Israeli researchers at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem have developed a new experimental treatment for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, with 92 percent of tested-on patients showing positive signs, and over half of them going into complete remission.

The treatment is based on cellular engineering used for treatments of other diseases, and was developed by Professor Cyrille Cohen, head of the Immunology Lab at Bar-Ilan University, in collaboration with Professor Polina Stepansky, director of the Bone Marrow Transplant and Immunotherapy department at Hadassah Medical Center. 

Click Here to read the full story on i24News

Can't Find What You're Looking For?