News & Media

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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American Friends of Sheba Medical Center names South Florida chair

By SERGIO CARMONA American Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer has tapped Dr. David Pulver of Aventura as chairman overseeing the new South Florida chapter’s advisory committee.    American Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer has tapped Dr. David Pulver of Aventura as chairman overseeing the new South Florida chapter’s advisory committee. American […]

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Heart Of Sheba Medical Center

An interview with Hillit Cohen, Israel’s first female cardiac surgeon. Dr. Hillit Cohen: Pioneer heart surgeon has “truly paved the way for other women.” Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center Dr. Hillit Cohen is Israel’s first female cardiac surgeon, performing more than 200 complicated heart surgeries each year at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel […]

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Israeli cancer breakthrough ‘doubles life expectancy’

New drug developed to treat specific type of pancreatic cancer in people who carry BRCA mutation, which is more prevalent among Ashkenasi Jews than the general population. Cancer cells divide relentlessly, forming solid tumours or flooding the blood with abnormal cells   Israeli scientists have developed a targeted pancreatic cancer therapy for people who carry […]

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Israeli advances in radiation oncology presented to South Floridians

By SERGIO CARMONA Prof. Zvi Symon, director of the Radiation Oncology Department at Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer in Israel, recently visited South Florida where he spoke about his team’s medical technology advances in cancer radiotherapy. (Courtesy)   Prof. Zvi Symon, director of the Radiation Oncology Department at Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer in Israel, […]

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Who said no Israelis attended the Summit in Bahrain?

Professor Yitshak Kreiss at the Bahrain summit.   RAMAT GAN, Israel-Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, director general of Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Tel HaShomer, attended the summit in Bahrain, held June 25-26, to discuss economic prospects for the Palestinian people as part of a first step in a potential Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. “I am both privileged and honored to […]

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How Israel does healthcare innovation; an insider’s look for Americans

By Mandy Roth An Israeli innovation expert peels back the curtain for a look inside one of the world’s leading health system innovation centers. In the realm of innovation, Israel is one of the world’s acknowledged leaders, a phenomenon documented in the 2011 book Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Sheba Medical Center […]

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Precision medicine goes global: How collaboration can redesign healthcare

By Gienna Shaw   Sharing health information to inform precision medicine initiatives is taking data sharing to a whole new level—and crossing international datelines. Spurred on by value-based care payment models and the need to manage populations of patients, payers and providers have become more adept at sharing data within their own systems and with other […]

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Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer Director General Prof. Yitshak Kreiss to Attend the White House’s Peace and Economic Summit in Bahrain

Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East, is traveling to Bahrain to participate in the upcoming “peace through prosperity” economic summit. Sheba has been recognized for treating patients from across the region indiscriminately and spreading prosperity through medicine. Prof. Yitshak […]

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Israeli Humanitarian Team from Sheba Medical Center to Assess Medical Needs in Mozambique in Wake of Deadly Cyclone

Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel’s national hospital, is mobilizing a four-person team of humanitarian medical experts and doctors to Beira, Mozambique, where a deadly cyclone has killed nearly 450 people and left a devastating path of destruction. The team will arrive in Mozambique tomorrow at noon to assess the most desperate needs and begin […]

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