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6-Dec-2010
Thanks to the new, one-year-old male fertility program at the Hadassah Medical Center’s AIDS Center, a man with HIV has been able to father a child without transmitting the virus to the fetus.
3-Dec-2010
Dear Friends, Chanukah at Hadassah is always a wonderful time when the entire Medical Center seems especially filled with joy and warmth.
5-Nov-2010
Dear Friends, We are all familiar with the Talmudic saying, “Whoever saves a life, it is as if he has saved an entire world.” Sometimes, when we least expect it, that quote takes on new meaning.
29-Oct-2010
Dear Friends, As you know, research is almost an obsession at Hadassah. Our doctors, nurses, technicians and medical students spend many hours practicing translational medicine – taking their patients problems into the labs and searching for solutions to conditions they confront daily – with the hope that what they learn and accomplish will result in better diagnostic tools, better medications and better treatments.
26-Oct-2010
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Center have identified the gene mutation that causes one of 20 Caucasus Jewish babies to be born with cerebellum atrophy, a severe brain defect.
26-Oct-2010
Continuing the stem cell research collaboration between the Hadassah Medical Center and the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan, Philanthropist Alfred Taubman of Detroit has donated $300,000 to Hadassah for research into the use of stem cell technology to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
26-Oct-2010
To share the Hadassah Medical Center's breakthroughs in identifying gene mutations that cause serious diseases in children, Prof. Orly Elpeleg, Direct of Hadassah's Department of Genetic and Metabolic Diseases, convened Israel's first-ever Monique and Jacques Roboh Department of Genetic Research Neurogenetic Seminar. Mr. Roboh, whose generosity made possible the creation of the Research Department, is a member of the Hadassah International Board of Directors.
26-Oct-2010
Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem, which houses Israel’s largest kidney stone treatment center, has purchased a new, state-of-the-art lithotripter, the” Dornier Gemini.”
26-Oct-2010
Often, the Hadassah Medical Center receives emergency calls asking for help with sick or wounded diplomats stationed in Israel as well as their spouses and children; in October, however, an emergency call came regarding an American diplomat hospitalized in Amman, Jordan, who was experiencing bleeding adjacent to his brain stem.
22-Oct-2010
Dear Friends, I would like to share with you some exciting news we received during the special celebration that took place this week. On Tuesday, we held our annual Hadassah Research Day.
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