When gender is ambiguous

“If a baby is born with external organs that are not completely male or female, it’s considered an emergency situation. Hadassah’s experts would fix this gender misdiagnosis, enabling the family to raise their child in synch with his biology." Read more

Hadassah physician solves a medical mystery

Prof. Mevorach is the only doctor who treats this deadly mutation; he receives monthly requests for diagnosis from patients throughout the world. From the beginning, Prof. Mevorach’s hunch was that the disease was connected to the body’s “complement system,” which works to identify and destroy bacteria and viruses. Read more

Hadassah researchers identify defective genetic pathway leading to heart abnormality

Researchers in the Hadassah Medical Organization’s Division of Cardiology, after studying a large group of people from Israel and France, have identified 28 families with a genetic abnormality that is a genetic pathway to the most common congenital heart malformation: a bicuspid aortic valve. Read more

Ambassador from Nepal visits Hadassah looking for future partnerships

On April 4th, Her Excellency Dr. Anjan Shakya, the Ambassador of Nepal to Israel, visited Hadassah to explore the possibilities of future partnerships between her country and Hadassah. Read more

Pre-clinical study by Hadassah Neurologists sheds light on major player in Alzheimer's disease

Prof. Tamir Ben-Hur, head of the Division of Clinical Neurosciences at Hadassah Hospital, reveals that stem cells which reside in the brain may play an important role in protecting some people from Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Israeli pediatric doctors will be trained to look beyond the flu

The Goshen Project promotes 'Holistic pediatricians' who can treat sleep disorders, attention deficit disorders, weight problems and bed-wetting through detecting developmental and behavioral issues in the early years. Read more

When is the perfect time to deliver a baby?

Revolutionary research done by Dr. Asnat Walfisch, Head of the Obstetrics/Gynecology Department of Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem (Mount Scopus), has revealed the relationship between a child’s long term health and early term birth. Read more

Ethiopian Ambassador visits Hadassah for the first time

Hadassah has had a strong program for cooperation and reaching out to Ethiopia that reaches back for over 20 years, with the Ethiopian Ambassador to Israel, His Excellency Mr. Reta Alemu, visiting Hadassah Hospital for the first time to learn about Hadassah and it’s many achievements. Read more

Historic visit: Brazilian federal senator Flavio Bolsonaro visits Hadassah Hospital

Federal Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of the President of Brazil, made an historic groundbreaking visit to Hadassah Medical Organization’s Ein Kerem campus today as part of the official Brazilian Presidential delegation to Israel, demonstrating the exceptional relationship that Brazil is developing with the State of Israel. Read more

Strengthening infection protection: Hadassah outreach in Ethiopia

With a mission to help strengthen infection prevention and control at Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital in Mekelle, Ethiopia, infectious disease specialists from the Hadassah Hospital recently paid a visit to offer their help. Read more

Fellowship a breath of fresh air for Hadassah researcher

Dr Oded Breuer, a physician/clinician at Hadassah Hospital, will complete his two-year paediatric respiratory fellowship at the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMHC) in Perth in April, 2019. PMHC is a world leader in the treatment and management of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Read more

Hadassah genetic research demystifies causes of day blindness in families

In Israel, where one out of every three citizens is a carrier for genetic mutations that can cause blindness, genetic counseling is important to reduce the prevalence of eye disease in the country. Hadassah has successfully identified the genetic sources for over half of our patients with eye diseases. Read more

New successful Aortic Aneurysm treatment breakthrough

A senior interventional cardiologist at Hadassah Medical Organization, Dr. Planer has played a key role in developing a new exploratory method of treating aortic arch aneurysms, a life-threatening condition with limited therapeutic options. Read more

No ovaries? Mystery solved by Hadassah Hospital Endocrinologist

Through full gene sequencing, Prof. Zangen and his collaborative team, including Prof. Levy-Lahad at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Dr. Offer Gerlitz at the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Medicine, discovered that both sisters had the same mutation on the BRCA2 gene. Read more

Can Hadassah doctors predict onset of Alzheimer's?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, which affects one in three seniors. Prof. Shahar Arzy, Senior Neurologist, has an innovative approach to detect that the onset of Alzheimer’s is on its way, with over 90 percent accuracy. Read more

A double stroke at the Dead Sea

Imagine having a double stroke in two different arteries while on a day trip at the Dead Sea! What could be the chances of survival? Read more

Hadassah surgeon uses revolutionary surgery and stem cells to restore mobility

Using stem cells, Dr. Goldman could perform what’s called ankle distraction arthroplasty. First, Dr. Goldman would place an external fixator on Turgeman’s ankle. Then, the stem cells would regenerate the damaged tissue. Read more

Israel’s medical clowns are on a mission to heal the world

Dream Doctors take the skills they hone daily in Israeli hospitals and apply them at scenes of despair, death and destruction across the globe. Read more

Hospital with co-existence on call: Meet the UK Director of Hadassah

British-born head of Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus site, Dr Tamar Elram, says it is the perfect example of harmony in the Holy Land. Read more

Reinventing Hadassah Ein Kerem's Pediatric Oncology Department

The Pediatric Oncology Unit at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem re-opens with a new team of 10 doctors and 40 nurses in place, equipped to handle pediatric cancer and hematological diseases of all kinds. Read more

Cornerstone Laid for New Rehabilitation Center at Hadassah Mount Scopus

In an emotional ceremony highlighted by the introduction of an advanced robotic Lokomat to return walking ability to patients with compromised mobility, the cornerstone was laid for the new Rehabilitation Center at Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus on January 2, 2019. Read more