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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
Convoy: Remembering a Hadassah Tragedy
At today’s solemn ceremony at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, marking 67 years since the massacre of 78 men and women on their way to the Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus, the feeling that we are still facing attack was very much present.

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
Hadassah Neurologist Speaks About Second Self During Brain Awareness Week
During Jerusalem’s “Brain Awareness Week,” the Hadassah Medical Center’s Dr. Shahar Arzy gave a presentation at the Jerusalem Cinematheque entitled “The Possibility of Being Double," before the showing of the Oscar-winning movie, Birdman.

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
An Arab Social Worker at Hadassah Tells her Story in Fathom, a British Journal
Lamis Shibli Ghadir explains the challenges and the rewards of being an Arab social worker in the Ein Kerem Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
Unraveling Mysteries of the Heart at Hadassah’s Cardiovascular Research Center
At the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute, its physician/researchers are unraveling mysteries of the heart that result in clinical challenges--asking, for example: What are the mechanisms through which a person’s heart valve narrows? What are the pathways through which arteries become blocked with cholesterol? Why does the heart remodel itself following a heart attack to the detriment of doing its job?

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
A Road to Peace
When you enter Hadassah you enter a safe haven where it doesn't matter who or what you are. Muslims Christians and Jews have worked alongside each other at the hospital for almost 100 years. The staff are there to help save lives and everyone is equal.

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
A Slice of Peace: The experience of an American Doctor working at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
Dr. Sigmund J. Kharasch from Boston relates his experiences working at the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Mount Scopus in the latest edition of Pediatrics Perspectives.

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
Hadassah and Pluristem Report Stem Cells Improve Outcome of Bone Marrow Transplant
The Hadassah Medical Center’s Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cancer Immunotherapy and Israel’s Pluristem Therapeutics report that in their joint study, mice with damaged bone marrow who received intramuscular injections of Pluristem stem cells (PLX-R18) together with a bone marrow transplant showed significantly faster recovery of blood cell production than those mice given a placebo with their bone marrow transplant.

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Hadassah, Making It Happen for International Women's Day 2015
The Hadassah Medical Center’s multidisciplinary professionals know well that when you educate a woman, you educate an entire family! That’s why Hadassah has opened the Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Institute for Women, which provides special health services to women, particularly those under served by the medical system.

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Hadassah Hospitals Stand Ready for the Storm
Hadassah Hospitals in Jerusalem announce they stand ready for the expected storm. Hospital officials report the hospitals will be operating as usual despite the extreme weather that is expected.

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Israeli maternity hotels pamper new moms
Hospitals across Israel have opened top-notch maternity hotels to help new mums and babies rest and recuperate after the birth. Welcome to Hadassah Baby, an unusual hotel within the Ein Kerem Hotel in Jerusalem.

Sat, 14 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Nablus Mom’s Twin Babies Thriving In Utero Thanks to Lifesaving Procedure at Hadassah
A 21-year old young woman from the Palestinian Authority has just learned that the identical twin daughters she is carrying are thriving thanks to the intervention of a Hadassah Medical Center fetal medicine specialist.

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Professor Eitan Kerem Talks About How Hadassah Repairs Blindness and Heals Damaged Hearts While on a Visit to Mexico.
While on a recent trip as an Hadassah emissary to Mexico, Professor Eitan Kerem, Head of the Pediatric Department at Hadassah Medical Center, spoke about the impact that Hadassah’s cutting edge Stem Cell research is making, particularly in the areas of improving vision problems due to macular degeneration, repairing damaged hearts, and with neurological diseases such as MS and ALS.

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Hadassah, “An Island of Calm” as filmed by the late US News Reporter, Bob Simon
The late Bob Simon z’l, world famous veteran of CBS news and 60 Minutes, visited the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem to show the world that Hadassah is an "Island of calm in a sea of madness". He recorded the following program for 60 Minutes several years ago. Bob Simon was killed in a car crash in New York on Feb 11, 2015. He will be remembered by Hadassah for his honesty, integrity, and as a caring human being.

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Prof. Dan Engelhard: A Career of Global Recue and Thousands of Children Saved
A pioneer in the Hadassah Medical Center’s medical outreach to countries in need around the world, Prof. Dan Engelhard, the soft-spoken head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric AIDS Center at Hadassah, began his foray into medicine through the Israel Defense Forces’ Army Reserve Program.

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Palestinian Gains Fulfillment Through Israeli National Service at Hadassah
Majd Abu Diab, a Palestinian from a wealthy family, chose to participate in Israel’s National Service by cheering up patients in the Physiotherapy Department at the Hadassah Medical Center.

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Pro-Tumor White Blood Cells Discovered at Hadassah
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have found that the most common form of white blood cells, called neutrophils, contain at least three distinct subtypes. Some fight the development of cancer, while others provide a hospitable environment for their growth.

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Hadassah Receives $6.5 Million Grant to Create Translational Medicine Institute
Hadassah is delighted to start the new year with the announcement of a $6.5 million grant awarded to the Hadassah Medical Organization from the Wohl Legacy Foundation to create the Wohl Institute for Translational Medical Research

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Dr. Evelyn Gruss Lipper and the EGL Charitable Foundation Received Hadassah's Child Health Raphael Award in Jerusalem on January 22, 2015
The award ceremony took place at the Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 4th International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disabilities and Human Development, which brings together medical professionals from around the world to focus on meeting the needs of children with chronic diseases or disabilities and their families. Dr. Evelyn Lipper is a leader in the field of child development and a visionary and supporter of Hadassah's work in this area, particularly Hadassah's Goshen Project with its outreach to the community.

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Pollin Center Forges Ahead with Gender-Based Research and Advocacy
The Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness (LJPCW) Center for Women at the Hadassah Medical Center is actively engaged in basic science and clinical research concerning gender health issues, as well as advocacy for gender health equity in research and treatment.

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Hadassah Research Leads to Patent for Diabetes-Related Oral Delivery Technology
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems including an oral insulin pill based on Hadassah Medical Center research, has received a patent from the Israel Patent Office for its invention, “Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of Exenatide.”