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15-Apr-2011
Dear Friends, At a certain age or stage in life, I believe we all consider the generations that will follow us--our children and grandchildren and others of their age; what we can teach them and give them; what they in turn will pass on to their children and grandchildren and what they will contribute to the world.
8-Apr-2011
Dear Friends, With little fanfare and a great deal of success, for over two decades specialists in the Hadassahís Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery--which all of us refer to as ENT-- have been changing peopleís lives. Nearly 500 people have benefited from their expertise in cochlear implantation.
7-Apr-2011
When asked to relate an unforgettable patient memory, Prof. Eitan Kerem, head of Pediatrics at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, recalled the 10-year-old child from Gaza whom Hadassah saved with a lung transplant.
7-Apr-2011
What do a heart transplant recipient and a woman with a potentially fatal genetic blood disease have in common? Both were able to conceive and deliver babies, thanks to the Hadassah Medical Center's successful medical intervention.
7-Apr-2011
A new book edited by a scientist from the Hadassah Medical Center and a physician/scientist from Harvard University calls for closing the gap between expectations of stem cells and their actual capabilities for regenerative medicine and healing.
7-Apr-2011
The path from the laboratory to a patientís bedside got longer and tougher to navigate these past 20 years. Today, it can move from cells drawn from human embryos to an injection that saves eyesight; from umbilical cord blood cells to treatment for cancer and metabolic diseases; and from manipulation of antibodies to the defeat of autoimmune disorders.
7-Apr-2011
The Hadassah Medical Organization has named a new Director General: Professor Ehud S. Kokia, a physician and health-care executive who has been serving as Chief Executive Officer of Maccabi Healthcare Services, a nonprofit health care provider, which includes 5,300 clinics, 5,000 physicians, and a network of hospitals.
7-Apr-2011
On March 23, the Hadassah Medical Centerís trauma specialists were called upon once again to save the lives of Jerusalemís victims of terror. Following the terror attack, near the Jerusalem international conference center, 18 victims were taken to Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus and 20 to Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem.
7-Apr-2011
The Hadassah Medical Center will host an International Nursing Conference, June 4-7, 2012, entitled "Nursing: Caring to Know, Knowing to Care."
7-Apr-2011
Based on research conducted at the Hadassah University Medical Center, Immuron, an Australian biopharmaceutical company, is developing medications to treat the flu.