Nursing a desire for a degree in OT

Not every investment pays a dividend. Here is one that does. A wonderful journey for individual students and a huge bonus for Israel’s health system. Read more

Hadassah nurses on the frontline in Gaza

Two senior ICU nurses from Hadassah Hospital have been helping healthcare workers in Gaza after a desperate plea from Gaza’s Ministry of Health. Read more

Unmasking the truth

Ever since the very early days of the pandemic, there have been claims about masks that can kill the COVID-19 virus. Most claims have been debunked, but a collaborative effort involving Hadassah has resulted in the ‘holy grail’ - patented technology that has been proven to be 99.99 percent effective in killing the coronavirus. Read more

Hope pinned on Hadassah research

There is a reason that Hadassah is responsible for more than 50% of all hospital-based research in Israel. It comes from a long history of advocacy where doctors are encouraged to bring their bedside experience to the research laboratory. Read more

Hadassah's Tamar Elram named woman of the year

Even progressive societies place barriers in the way of women’s empowerment. However, some societies are truly liberating. One of them is Hadassah Hospital where equality is not an aspiration but a lived reality. Just ask Dr Tamar Elram. Read more

Israel's child focus owes a debt to Australia

Australia can take credit for two great initiatives that have left an indelible mark on Israel, but only one was fit-for-purpose from day one. Read more

Editorial: Changing the meaning of 'hospital'

COVID-19 laid bare a terrible truth that no other public health emergency has ever done, but one hospital is defying the odds. Read more

Invention aims to help comatose brain-injured patients

Israel’s BrainWatch Tech is working on prototype of device that will automatically measure and record pupillary reactions to light in patients with severe brain injury. Read more

Heartfelt Change, Thanks to Female-Focused Center at Hadassah

The Pollin Center is more than just a center for women's heart health - it is also a source of numerous community outreach programs that teach women how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, with a special focus on women at risk. Read more

Hadassah to Vaccinate Diplomatic Corps Stationed in Israel

At the request of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to members of the international diplomatic corps and their families who are stationed in Israel. Read more

Israel makes anti-coronavirus mask from ‘biological warfare’ disinfectant

The mask was found to be 99.999% effective in protecting wearers from the virus, Hadassah reported Read more

Hadassah hospital opens Israel’s first pediatric ICU for COVID-19 patients

Jerusalem sees surge of ‘very sick’ children in recent weeks; 4 of 8 available beds at new unit already filled, including a 10-day-old baby. Read more

Hospice staff at Hadassah Mount Scopus fulfill wish of dying patient

Miriam was a woman of kindness who cared for everyone and always gave generously. Read more

First in Israel: Hadassah corrects irregular heartbeat with new method

An innovative procedure to treat irregular heartbeats is enabling surgeons to access areas of the heart that, up until now, have been impossible to reach. Read more

Update at 16 December: Hadassah opens additional coronavirus ward amid rise in cases

A Covid update from Hadassah at 16 December: Three coronavirus wards and one coronavirus ICU were in operation at the hospital as of Sunday. Read more

ISRAEL21c’s guide to 5 secret gardens of Jerusalem

The Healing and Environmental Garden at Hadassah Mt Scopus  was developed “to meet the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the children and adults treated at Hadassah”. In November, Israel 21C magazine included our beautiful garden as one of the five garden gems of Jerusalem. Read more

Rejection is not an option

Hadassah’s innovative stem cell treatment uses cells derived from the bone marrow of MS patients. This means there is no prospect of rejection. Read more

Snapshot of another remarkable year

In the course of human history, 2020 will stand out for many reasons. Not the least of which will be the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. There were also a number of outstanding achievements, writes Ruth Rosen, Hadassah Australia Executive Director. Read more

Editorial: Looking back and moving forward

Finding a cure for MS is considered the Holy Grail of medicine. That search took a step closer thanks to exciting developments reported from Hadassah Hospital earlier this month. Read more

Israeli Covid vaccine to be trialled at Hadassah

Hadassah Hospital is a leading trial site for an Israeli-designed vaccine that promises to restore health to billions of people worldwide. This continues its tradition of being a centre of research excellence in Israel and globally. Read more

Groundbreaking Results from from MS Study

Results, published in Brain and highlighted in the “Editor’s Choice", show significant beneficial effects and clinical improvements in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis after treatment with NG-01 stem cells. Read more

Hadassah gastroenterologists remove padlock from child’s stomach

The medical team decided to do an endoscopy, knowing full well that if it didn't work, Tommy would need surgery. Read more

A 74-year-old undergoes back surgery at Hadassah while fully awake

Because of David Avital's condition, Hadassah’s surgeons decided to perform a less invasive procedure while Avital was fully awake, using only local anesthesia. Hadassah is the only hospital in Israel that offers this surgical option. Read more

Prof Dana Wolf's fight against viruses in Israel

Researchers at Hadassah, led by Prof Dana Wolf, are closing in on the maternal-to-fetal viral spread and new antiviral approaches that will change the outcome of congenital infection forever. Read more