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7-Dec-2010
New milestones in the contruction of the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower continue to materialize: The shell of the dome (left) above the rotunda at the end fo the atrium has been installed, and Jerusalem stone has begin to cover the external walls. Unlike in ancient times, when the Jerusalem stones were attached to buildings using mortar and cement, now each stone is mechanically attached to the wall. Build the future of medicine with us!
7-Dec-2010
The design, vivid colors, and cheerful lighting in the renovated Pediatrics Wing A of the Hadassah Medical Center transformed the unit into a more relaxing, happier, uplifting hospital home for one-year-old twin boys, diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).
6-Dec-2010
Dr. Itai Berger, Senior Neurologist in the Neuropediatric Unit at the Hadassah Medical Center, in conjunction with Neurotech Solutions Ltd. of Israel, has created a definitive test for diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
6-Dec-2010
A genetic defect identified by Hadassah Medical Center physicians 30 years ago has been found to affect people of Japan and other minorities around the world.
6-Dec-2010
Tareq, a Palestinian boy with a serious congenital heart defect, was hospitalized in the newly renovated Pediatrics Department Wing A of Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus at three months of age. Despite his grave prognosis, Hadassahís health professionals saved his life.
6-Dec-2010
The Hadassah Medical Center is one of the sites chosen for the testing of a universal influenza vaccine, developed by BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd., an Israeli biopharmaceutical company.
6-Dec-2010
In the Hadassah Medical Centerís Pediatric Hemato-oncology Department, interactive puppeteers perform at the childís bedside, offering relief to the young patients. As the child is invited to join a "walk" in the forest, or "dive" into an imaginary world, he encounters new, magical creatures and surprises that take him temporarily out of the frightening reality of his hospital experience. Some performances (see above) take place under big umbrellas that are opened next to the childís hospital bed.
6-Dec-2010
An Australian-born, free-lance journalist reporting from Jerusalem, who was wounded in terrorist attack a year ago, expressed her appreciation to the Hadassah Medical Cehttp://hicms.loyertcg.com/content_editor.asp?id=5633nter in a letter to Director General Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, describing the high quality of care and compassion she has received. Click here to read Irris Maklerís testimonial.http://hicms.loyertcg.com/content_editor.asp?id=5633
6-Dec-2010
Al-Jazeera, the well-known news station of the Arab world, posted an article on its website quoting Prof. Eitan Kerem, head of the Hadassah Medical Centerís Pediatrics Department on Mount Scopus, describing how Hadassahís medical care for children of diverse backgrounds, provided by both Arab and Jewish health professionals, brings people together. Click on http://www.aljazeeratalk.net/en/node/6838 to read the article.
6-Dec-2010
In a moving ceremony conducted by two individuals with special needs, Prof. Eitan Kerem, head of Pediatrics at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, Dr. Ariel Tenenbaum, head of Hadassahís National Center for Down Syndrome, and Yael Castiel, Head Nurse of the Center for Pediatric Genetic and Chronic Diseases, received awards of appreciation from the Shalem Foundation in Jerusalem. The foundation promotes community services for the mentally challenged with the goal of enhancing their chances to fulfill their potential and live a normal life.