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30-Jan-2013
A mother of a child with Down Syndrome, who recently immigrated to Israel, shared her great admiration and appreciation for the Hadassah Medical Center’s National Center for Down Syndrome.
30-Jan-2013
When 35-year-old Hila failed to conceive despite 13 rounds of treatment in 4 different centers in Israel, fertility specialists at the Hadassah Medical Center suggested they try a slightly different approach.
30-Jan-2013
Hadassah Medical Center Prof. Emeritus Shaoul Ouzel "Uzi" Anteby and his wife, Noga, have established the Rinat Anteby Shafran Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching by Medical Residents, in memory of their daughter, who passed away five years ago from ovarian cancer.
30-Jan-2013
The ALS PhaseI/II safety trial of Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics’ NurOwn stem cell therapy has been fast tracked to a Phase IIa dose-escalating trial by Israel’s Ministry of Health and will be launched “immediately” at the Hadassah Medical Center, reports this leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases.
30-Jan-2013
In treating a patient who suffered from massive congestive heart failure and a malfunctioning liver, Dr. Yuval Horwich, a resident in the department of internal medicine at the Hadassah Medical Center, discovered that the man had eaten a poisonous mushroom, which he had picked in the Jerusalem forest.
30-Jan-2013
A woman with a malignant melanoma who was treated at the Hadassah Medical Center wrote to say that her Hadassah surgeon cared for her “with endless devotion.”
30-Jan-2013
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center are investigating the connection between lower levels of the hormone, oxytocin, during pregnancy and the development of autism.
29-Jan-2013
Israeli researchers, led by Dr. Asher Salmon, then Senior Oncologist at the Hadassah Medical Center, developed a blood test that reveals it is possible to predict the presence of harmful BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in otherwise healthy women using a novel technology called gene expression profiling.
29-Jan-2013
After being told there was no treatment that could save him, a Florida attorney with stage four melanoma received a new lease on life when he was accepted into a personally tailored melanoma vaccine clinical trial at the Hadassah Medical Center.
29-Jan-2013
To empower and encourage women to make life choices that will preserve a healthy heart, the Hadassah Medical Center has received a ten-million dollar gift to create the Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Institute.