An innovative procedure to remove cancerous tumors from a patient’s gastrointestinal tract has been introduced at the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases by Prof. Hans- Wolf Sievert, head of Gastroenterology at Germany’s Oldenburg-University Hospital and a renowned expert in this field.
A new “club” for pregnant women and new mothers has opened in both Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem and Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
Research conducted at the Hadassah University Medical Center has shown that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is more effective than drug therapy in treating and preventing the development of Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Yael, a speech therapist whose previous three children were born very small, was able to add healthy twins to her family, thanks in part to the intervention of Prof. Drorith Hochner-Celnikier, high-risk pregnancy expert and Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
The Hadassah University Medical Center is participating in a clinical trial of a vaccine that "trains" the immune system to seek and destroy malignant cells that have invaded the body.
One in four adult women in the West is sexually attacked during her lifetime. A similar number of girls suffer sexual abuse in childhood, along with one in six boys. Very few seek medical, psychological or emotional help, and even fewer file police complaints.
With less than 8 weeks to moving-in day, the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower at the Hadassah University Medical Center is crane-less!!!
A 2008 discovery of a genetic mutation causing muscle breakdown by a Hadassah University Medical Center team, led by Prof. Orly Elpeleg, head of the Department of Human Genetics, has resulted in the saving of a three-year-old child's life at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
A grateful Palestinian from Beit Lechem received a new kidney at the Hadassah University Medical Center, thanks to a donor organ from an Israeli family whose relative died of a stroke. The donor family members said they felt privileged to participate in "creating a mosaic of peace.”
A teenage girl, who came to the Hadassah University Medical Center for help when she did not go through puberty, led to the discovery of a gene that plays a major role in ovarian development. The three-year investigation was conducted by a joint team from Hadassah and Shaare Zedek Medical Center, led by Dr. David Zangen, head of Hadassah’s Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, and Prof. Ephrat Levy-Lahad, head of the Medical Genetics Institute at Shaare Zedek.