I was at home on Kibbutz Tzorah when the chest pain started. I am grateful that my wife insisted that we go to the Kupat Cholim center. They gave me an ECG and immediately called the ambulance to take me to Hadassah Hospital, because with the Hadassah trained EMS and specially equipped ambulances, the treatment for my heart attack started the moment that the ambulance arrived.
“It is not a question of if, but of when the next terrorist attack will occur; Boston today--your city, tomorrow,” explains Hadassah Medical Center Nurse Julie Benbenishty in the abstract for her presentation at the National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition, being sponsored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, May 19-22 in Denver, Colorado. About 8,000 nurses are expected to attend.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the start of multi-center Phase II clinical trials in the United States to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with adult stem cell technology first introduced by the Hadassah Medical Center’s Prof. Dimitrios Karussis, Senior Neurologist and head of Hadassah’s Multiple Sclerosis Center.
A study by the Hadassah Medical Center’s heart specialists has revealed that increased levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) are correlated with “worse clinical outcome” in patients suffering from heart failure. “Thyroid imbalance,” they report, “confers significant risk in heart failure and warrants attention.”
The Hadassah National Physicians Council and the Hadassah National Center for Nurses Councils are pleased to announce that you may now register for our continuing education program in Jerusalem, "From Concept to Cure", November 2-6, 2014.
Under the patronage of Prince Alexander zu Schaumburg Lippe, Hadassah International created an environment where, for the first time, three artists from three different nations could perform on one stage, working together for peace between countries and building bridges for future peace.
On March 11th 2014 Hadassah Germany invited all its supporters to a Hadassah Donor Celebration.
The 4th Christian Health Congress took place from March 26-29th in Bielefeld, Germany.
As academic institutions, the Hadassah University Medical Center and Charité University Hospital have agreed to work closely on the advancement of teaching and research. With the emphasis on pediatrics and the neurosciences, the hospitals will work to strengthen and intensify scientific contacts in order to “build a healthy world together.”
Hadassah International leadership came together from the four corners of the earth, gathering in Jerusalem to learn, to exchange ideas, and to be inspired by the life-changing work of the Hadassah Hospitals.