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30-Apr-2008
Hadassah International was pleased to present the 2008 Nancy Falchuk Nursing Scholarship Awards during its recent Conference in Jerusalem to four leading nurses from Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem: Pnina Sharon, Head Nurse, Department of Internal Medicine C; and Megy Ben-Hayim, Orit Winograd, and Nilli Harari, Head Nurses, Department of Obstetrics, the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center.
30-Apr-2008
The 2007 international cardiology meeting, which addressed “Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions, was organized by Prof. Chaim Lotan, head of Hadassah’s Heart Institute, together with Prof. Rafael Beyar of Israel’s Rambam Hospital.
28-Apr-2008
Ayelet, a 14-year-old teenager, used to hold her right hand behind her back or cradled within her left because she was born with two middle fingers fused solidly together; now, however, her fingers appear perfectly normal, thanks to successful surgery performed by Prof. Mordechai Sela, head of the Department of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation at the Hadassah Medical Center.
7-Apr-2008
Imagine one of the most famous entertainers in your country performing at the largest theater in your city, with all the proceeds going to the Hadassah Medical Center and you will have a taste of Young Hadassah Holland’s sold-out event...
7-Apr-2008
A group of 64 high-school-aged teens from Panama, escorted by Pnina Sharon, Head Emergency Room Nurse at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, were exhilarated to see the advanced services and technology Hadassah has for treating victims of terror in its Trauma Unit.
7-Apr-2008
Three young members of the Hadassah Panama team are launching a new fundraising project: selling first-aid kits to benefit the Hadassah Medical Center.
7-Apr-2008
A 38-year-old Jerusalemite who carries the defective BRCA2 gene is probably the first woman in the world in an advanced state of pregnancy to have had her fetuses screened for the mutation as three-day-old embryos before being deemed healthy for implantation. Presence of the BRCA gene mutation significantly increases a woman’s risks of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
7-Apr-2008
Hadasit, the technology transfer company of the Hadassah Medical Center, Harvard Medical School (HMS) of Boston, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), a teaching affiliate of Harvard, for the first time, in an equally owned joint scientific venture, are collaborating to develop a new orally administered treatment for autoimmune diseases. Beginning this month at Hadassah, a Phase I study will test the efficacy and safety of the new combination therapy on healthy individuals.
7-Apr-2008
When a seven-week-old infant was brought to the pediatric emergency room, blue in color and not breathing, Hadassah’s Dr. Ophir Bar-On knew he had no time to lose in dislodging the marble that had slipped into her throat and was choking her.
7-Apr-2008
When a maintenance worker found a package of 50 child-sized blankets in a very remote corner of one of Hadassah Hospital’s buildings, Hadassah’s health professionals decided to launder and deliver them, via Hadassah ambulance, to elderly individuals living alone, so they could cover their legs and keep warm while they were sitting at home.