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NurOwn ™, a stem cell technology of BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, has proven effective in improving cognitive and motor function in a patient at the Hadassah Medical Center, who suffers from both Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Myasthenia Gravis (MG).
The Hadassah Medical Center's Maternity Club recently organized a special seminar for women on the topic of pregnancy and childbirth which attracted hundreds of women from Jerusalem and the areas surrounding Jerusalem served by Hadassah.
On a rainy winter day, a group of pediatricians and a medical clown from the pediatric department of Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus traveled to Tel Aviv for Hadassah’s annual preventive health initiative at the Philippine Embassy.
On November 28, 2013, children gathered at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. What do they have in common? They all have all undergone cardiac surgery, or are the brothers and sisters of these children. The only difference is that some of them are Palestinians, while others are Israelis.
Thirteen-year-old Adin had open-heart surgery at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem to replace his pulmonary valve. Read an excerpt from his grandmother’s description of the family’s quality experience.
“The treatment here was superb, from the caring and concern, to the professionalism of the staff,” says Josh Rochlin from Teaneck, NJ, who found himself at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem’s Center for Emergency Medicine, after the car he was driving collided with a bus.
The back seats of one of the cars had been lowered. The driver introduced himself as a medic. Inside, Batsheva Shoshan was in labor. Her amniotic fluid had already broken. Her husband Ha’ari Shoshan had been trying to drive her to the hospital, but they realized they wouldn’t make it.
Despite 50 centimeters of snow and power outages all over the city, the Hadassah Medical Center staff worked overtime to help 80 women give birth to their new babies.
Hadassah Medical Center marked The International Day for Persons' with Disabilities by setting up special information stands manned by representatives of Israel Social Security. These stands were set up to provide practical information for patients with disabilities.
Hadasit, the technology transfer company of the Hadassah Medical Center, has signed a four-million dollar cooperation agreement with Poland's Synektik SA to develop new imaging agents for non-invasive diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.
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