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4-May-2010
Renovation and expansion of Pediatric Wing B, which began in March, is in full swing. We are happy to report that a Switzerland family foundation has provided the funds for the 4-bed Pediatric Surgery Unit. There are, however, many giving opportunities to help complete the renovation. Click here to donate and for more information.
28-Apr-2010
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9-Apr-2010
The Heart Institute at the Hadassah Medical Center recently completed the testing of a novel non-invasive approach to diagnosing the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD). Their results correlated well with subsequent findings from angiography and other cardiac scans.
9-Apr-2010
Prof. Itamar Raz, Director of the Diabetes Unit at the Hadassah Medical Center, has been chosen to co-chair a large international research trial to assess the potential of a new medication (Onglyza™) to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events and related mortality in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
9-Apr-2010
Dr. Daniel Shouval has put Israel--and Hadassah--on the hepatology map, opening the country's first liver unit and contributing to medical understanding of hepatitis and other liver diseases.
9-Apr-2010
Five journalists from major media companies in Austria visited the Hadassah Medical Center in March. In the forefront, at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus, is Uschi Fellner, co-founder of the Austrian journal, News and magazine, Woman, as well as a member of the Hadassah Austria Board of Directors.
9-Apr-2010
Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked accompanied two renowned artists on a tour of the Hadassah Medical Center--Director Hans Neuenfels and his wife, Elisabeth Trissenaar, an actress. Mr. Neuenfels, who directs operas in Salzburg, Munich, Berlin, and Beirut, wasn’t feeling well during his visit to Hadassah, Mrs. Shaked reports, but a Hadassah puppeteer ”seemed to have miraculously cured him.” He and Mrs. Trissenaar watched with fascination as the puppeteer performed at the sick children’s bedside.
9-Apr-2010
On a winter night in February around the dinner table at a Tel Aviv restaurant, leading Israeli pediatricians, Prof. Frank Oberklaid, internationally renowned Australian community child health specialist, and Hadassah Australia President Ron Finkel brainstormed the next phase for the dream to bring a comprehensive community pediatrics program to Israel.
9-Apr-2010
As the guest of Hadassah United Kingdom, Dr. Shir Dar, Hadassah Medical Center physician who participated in Israel’s rescue mission to Haiti, shared his experience with a multitude of diverse audiences, reaching hundreds of people.
9-Apr-2010
Hadassah France was pleased to provide forums for the Hadassah Medical Center’s Dr. Shir Dar to share his memories of taking part in Israel’s rescue mission in Haiti.