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This Israeli doctor’s revolutionary discovery could end the need for kidney dialysis

Will kidney dialysis become a thing of the past? Israeli researcher discovers evidence that kidneys can be rejuvenated. A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse chronic kidney disease, offsetting the need for dialysis. This is the first breakthrough in decades […]

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THE FIRST PEDIATRIC LASER UNIT FOR TREATING BURN SCARS IN HAITI

  On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, an international team of burn surgeons led by medical professionals from Israel’s National Burn Center and the Israel Center for Disaster Medicine at Sheba Medical Center set up the first pediatric laser dedicated to treating disfiguring burn scars in […]

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From investing in startups to virtual reality, Sheba Medical Center spearheads medical innovation

By Eliana Robbins Sheba Medical Center last month launched its ambitious ARC (accelerate, redesign, collaborate) network innovation project, which will foster cooperation between hospitals, startups, and large companies in information and other areas. “When we began planning the innova-tion center, we realized several things,” explained Sheba Medical Center deputy director general, chief medical officer, and chief […]

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CDC sends experts to fight measles outbreaks in Pacific islands neighboring Samoa

By Lena H. Sun Federal health officials are sending teams of experts to Pacific island nations in response to measles outbreaks amid concerns that a major outbreak on Samoa could heighten the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention already deployed two experts to Samoa, where measles has overwhelmed the health system […]

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Sheba Humanitarian Medical Team Battles Measles Outbreak in Samoa

Following an urgent request from the World Health Organization to help combat a deadly outbreak of measles in the tiny Pacific island nation of Samoa, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer has deployed a team of medical experts from its Israel Center for Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Response. More than 4,000 people have been diagnosed so […]

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Interview with the New Chairman of American Friends of Sheba Medical Center

Ishaia Gol – Congratulations on being elected as the new Chairman of American Friends of Sheba Medical Center.  What from your background do you bring to the position and how do you feel it can help you to give guidance and leadership to the organization? I have been involved with American chapters of Israeli charitable […]

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Sheba Medical Center Becomes the First Fully VR-Based Hospital in the World Utilizing XRHealth Technology

Israel-based Hospital Incorporates Virtual Reality Throughout all Hospital Departments As Part of Innovation Effort & Commitment to Digital Health. BOSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — XRHealth, formerly known as VRHealth, the leader in extended reality and therapeutic applications, and Sheba Medical Center, ranked by Newsweek at the 10th best hospital in the world, announced that they are partnering […]

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Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Earns Accreditation by U.S.-Based Angelman Syndrome Foundation

By JLNJ Staff (Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, announced that it is the first institution outside of North America to join a network of specialized clinics accredited by the Chicago-based Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Angelman syndrome is a rare, complex and often misdiagnosed neuro-genetic disorder affecting the nervous system. Occurring […]

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Possible Link Between Preservative and Diabetes

Based on a study observing mice and humans, researchers have discovered a connection between the preservative propionate and diabetes. By AJT STAFF Scientists from Sheba Medical Center were a key part of the team behind the study of preservatives and diabetes. Every week new suggestions seem to pop up with possible connections between everyday objects, […]

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