For nearly half a year, Miri Eliahu could not speak; her voice became a squeak that frightened her grandchildren. Then she found her way to the Hadassah Medical Centerís Voice Clinic and within 81 minutes, her voice was back.
A new study has shown what Hadassah has known for a long time -- medical clowns do help kids suffer less pain during tests.
Members of the popular Hapoel Jerusalem basketball team continued a long tradition of visiting the pediatric department at Hadassah Mount Scopus to bring cheer to the young patients.
Israel's BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has reported that final results of its clinical trial conducted at the Hadassah Medical Center using adult stem cells to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) indicate that most patients experienced a slowing of their disease's progression.
Patients and staff participate in celebrating Chanukah
Anyone with a family history of colon cancer or gynecological cancers should be tested for Lynch Syndrome. Testing for this mutation can actually prevent cancer and save lives," stated Dr. Yael Goldberg, a Genetic Oncologist who works in the Hadassah Sharett Institute of Oncology.
Prof. Tamir Ben-Hur, the Hadassah Medical Centerís world-renowned neurologist and stem cell research specialist, gave a presentation entitled ďStem Cells: Protectors of the BrainĒ at the 2014 TEDx conference, held at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, Israel.
A new drug technology, developed at the Hadassah Medical Center to treat fatty liver disease--a condition with no approved effective drug treatment--was given the go-ahead by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Phase 2 multi-center clinical trial in the US.
Hadassah Medical Organization researchers have identified what happens physiologically during transient global amnesia (TGA), an episodic, rapid-onset amnesia that is characterized by a personís impaired ability to retrieve and create newer memories, along with temporal disorientation and repetitive questioning that lasts up to 24 hours. The study findings were published in the May issue of the prestigious journal, Annals of Neurology (Volume 75, pages 634-643) and highlighted on the cover.
When Gila Sibony was six months pregnant, she suffered a life-threatening bleed in her brain. The Hadassah Medical Centerís specialists saved her life, but she lost the baby. Fast forward about five years and Gila is the mother of a new baby girl, born at Hadassah.