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May 21st, 2019

Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Pediatric Radiology Unit, led by Dr. Ruth Cytter Kuint, recently introduced the use of Contrast-Enhanced Voiding Urosonohraphy (CEVUS). Pediatric contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography uses ultrasound to examine a child’s bladder and urinary tract and there is no radiation. Dr. Kuint explained, “The new method shortens the duration of the test and is […]

May 13th, 2019

At the annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research in Montreal last week, Dr. Adi Aran, Head of our Pediatric Neurology Unit, presented the preliminary findings of his study regarding the use of medical marijuana extract for treating Autism that showed that medical marijuana extract seems to help children reduce their disruptive behavior and improve their […]

May 8th, 2019

In honor of International Midwives’ Day yesterday we wanted to share the story of one of our midwives… After working in high tech for several years, Michal Barak decided to leave the world of high tech and become a midwife. She shared, “I previously worked for an aviation company in information systems. The job included […]

May 2nd, 2019

Roughly two years ago, a group of midwifes from Israel went to see the remnants of the atrocities of the Holocaust. Several midwives from Shaare Zedek Medical Center were part of the group. Today, looking back, one midwife, Ms. Esti Adler shared, “Since that journey, the most formative action I can take on Yom Hashoah […]

May 2nd, 2019

This year, a unique effort at Shaare Zedek Medical Center has helped 124 Holocaust survivors realize their rights. The Minister for Senior Citizens, started a new initiative five years ago called “Yechidat Segula” (literally translated as the “Unique Unit”) aimed at helping elderly people being released from the hospital to understand their rights and the […]

April 29th, 2019

Over 60 babies are born every day in the delivery rooms of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, over 22,000 babies a year. Dr. Aharon Tevet, Head of the Delivery Rooms in Shaare Zedek explains, “Childbirth is a natural and healthy process which typically requires support and little intervention. We try to intervene only when necessary and […]

April 24th, 2019

In less than three years, the Helmsley Neurological Institute in Shaare Zedek, which opened in 2016, has become one of Israel’s leading centers for the diagnosis and treatment of strokes. “Twenty years ago, when I first started to work in neurology, there were patients who died because we could not help them…Today, we are able […]

April 17th, 2019

Deep in the hallowed vaults of the Shaarei Tzedek cardiology unit, a senior doctor reigns, whose burning desire to help others was born out of a dark and torturous history. In 1973, while serving in the IDF reserves, Binyamin “Beni” Mazuz, was captured and taken into Syria at the start of the Yom Kippur War. […]

April 17th, 2019

As the high holidays near, families are getting ready to get together. The team at Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Memory Clinic encourages you to use this opportunity to observe elderly parents, aunts and uncle and see if you notice concerning changes: •        Are they forgetting names of grandchildren or friends? •    […]

April 17th, 2019

The street party started with one young lady’s wish… Most teenagers are busy with school work, hanging out with friends,… However, 16 year old Veronica was diagnosed with cancer and has been busy receiving treatment. Our medical clowns from The Dream Doctors Project who have been standing by Veronica during her time at Shaare Zedek […]