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AI Predicts Coronavirus Could Infect 2.5 Billion And Kill 53 Million. Doctors Say That’s Not Credible, And Here’s Why

John Koetsier, Senior Contributor An AI-powered simulation run by a technology executive says that Coronavirus could infect as many as 2.5 billion people within 45 days and kill as many as 52.9 million of them. Fortunately, however, conditions of infection and detection are changing, which in turn changes incredibly important factors that the AI isn’t aware […]

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Coronavirus Is Declared a Global Health Emergency as Threat Rises Outside China

By Brianna Abbott, Katie Camero and Erin Mendell The designation comes as the first person-to-person transmission of the virus is reported in the U.S. In a news conference Thursday, the director-general of the World Health Organization called the coronavirus outbreak “unprecedented” and declared a global public-health emergency. Photo: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock The World Health Organization declared the […]

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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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