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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.
11-Jan-2013
Identifying the defective gene that has caused neuropathy in children of North African descent, physician/researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center have employed an experimental drug to prevent permanent paralysis of both muscle and vocal cords in four children.
11-Jan-2013
Professor Shimon Reif, a specialist in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology who recently headed the Department of Pediatrics at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, has been appointed head of Pediatrics at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem. He is replacing Prof. Dan Engelhard, who has completed 10 years in the role and will now serve as head of Hadassah’s Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit.
27-Dec-2012
To develop a unique stent locator based on the work of three Hadassah Medical Center heart specialists, Hadasit, Hadassah’s Technology Transfer Company, has created an incubator company entitled AOL Medical.
27-Dec-2012
Carrying triplets, a 49-year-old woman was rushed to the Hadassah Medical Center’s High-risk Pregnancy Unit when she experienced swollen legs and contractions during her 26th week of pregnancy.