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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine


Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.


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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.






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The Truth About Hormones & Women's Mental Health

It's a fact: hormones do affect women's mental health. Find out how they affect PMS, pre- and postpartum depression, menopause — and what the latest research tells us.


Kids, Cancer & Genes

Hear the latest on childhood cancers: possible causes, bone marrow transplants and other treatments including precision medicine and ongoing research in DNA and liquid biopsies.


Monkeypox: Should We Hit the Panic Button?

Want to stay safe during monkeypox? American-Israeli journalist Maayan Hoffman, our new host, kicks off Season 4 with Hadassah infectious disease expert Prof. Allon Moses, MD.


Hadassah On Call: A new season. A new host.

Tune in monthly as our new host interviews HMO's Doctors at the forefront of timely medical news and innovations at the Hadassah Medical Organization.


Sneeze, Itch, Cough: How Allergies Interrupt Our Lives

Pollen, food, pets and even light? How exactly do these types of allergies appear? When is it an allergy or something else? Is there a cure? We're talking all things allergy with Dr. Yuval Tal, director of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.

Out of Joint: Getting to the Root of Hip and Knee Pain

Is joint pain simply part of aging? Can it be relieved through dietary changes or exercise? When should surgery be considered? We're talking knees, hips and joint care with Dr. Gurion Rivkin, head of the Joint Replacement Unit and Orthopedic Department at Hadassah Hospital.


Diabetes: A Word, Not A Sentence

Can diabetes be reversed? Could having COVID-19 increase my risk? Is it really in my DNA? We're talking types, triggers and tools in managing diabetes in our latest episode with Prof. Avivit Cahn, MD, endocrinologist and attending physician at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.


The Future Is Now: Precision Medicine, Stem Cells & More

Prof. Yoram Weiss, MD, acting director general of the Hadassah Medical Organization, talks about leading the organization through dual crises, personalized medicine, and how Hadassah is using emerging technologies to reshape medical care in the latest episode of Hadassah On Call.


Ukraine Dispatch: Healing Meets Humanity

The Ukraine war is now the largest refugee crisis since World War II. Hadassah Medical Organization is dispatching medical teams to meet the Ukrainians and provide assistance when they cross the border into Poland. In this episode, three Hadassah leaders discuss their medical involvement in this humanitarian mission.


Ovarian Cancer: Understanding the Silent Killer

Treatments and new hope in detection? We're talking ovarian cancer with Dr. Tamar Perri, director of the Gynecologic Oncology Department and her former patient, Dr. Rivka Brooks, a founding director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, at Hadassah Medical Organization.


You, Me & PTSD

What is PTSD? Can it be cured? How common is it? Listen as Hadassah Medical Organization psychiatry experts Prof. Omer Bonne, Dr. Inbal Reuveni and Dr. Shlomo Rahmani Zwi-Ran discuss the complexities of diagnosing and treating PTSD.


Healthy Bones. Can We Grow New Ones?

Have you ever wondered if you could regrow your bones after injury? Or how to strengthen your bones? All this and more bone-related questions answered by guest Dr. Amir Haze, MD, PhD, head orthopedic surgeon and researcher at the Foot and Ankle Unit, Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem.


It's All in Your Head: Why Headaches Matter

How serious is my headache? Why is it lingering and what really triggered this? All these questions answered and more in the newest episode of Hadassah On Call. Listen as host Benyamin talks with Dr. Maxim Bauer, Hadassah senior neurologist, Pain Medicine and Movement Disorders Fellow at Hadassah Medical Organization.


Breast Cancer: Early Detection, Higher Risks and the Effect of COVID-19 - New Updates!

We've updated last year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month episode just for you! Listen as host Benyamin Cohen interviews Professor Beatrice Uziely, head of Hadassah’s Oncology ambulatory services unit and Dr Paluch-Shimon, director of the Breast Oncology Program. We'd added few updates from both doctors on breast cancer treatments and new details of coping with breast cancer in the wake of Covid-19.


New Hope in the Fight Against COVID-19

In our newest episode, we're updating you on all things COVID-19 and introducing you to a medical pioneer. Prof. Dror Mevorach, director of the Rheumatology Research Center and head of one of the COVID units at Hadassah Medical Organization is at the forefront of a new experimental Israeli drug called Allocetra™. It’s helping critically ill COVID-19 patients stay alive. Hear more about the drug, the clinical trials and how Hadassah hospitals are managing the mental well being of its staff...


Can't Sleep? Here's What Keeping Us Awake

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 1 in 3 people aren't getting enough sleep. Wondering why, what you can do that may help and if this could impact your overall health? In our newest episode, listen as Dr. Joel Reiter, head of Hadassah Medical Organization's sleep clinic discusses how sleep, lack of it and its related disorders, especially after COVID-19 may just need to be at the top of your health priorities


Jane Eisner: Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Journalism

Journalist Jane Eisner was the first female editor-in-chief of The Forward, one of the country’s top Jewish newspapers — a position she held for more than a decade. In this episode of Hadassah Presents: Women of Vision, Eisner speaks with Hadassah CEO Janice Weinman about rising through the ranks of journalism as a woman, the differences between working in mainstream and Jewish media and her advice to young journalists who want to break into the field.


Strokes: Risk Factors, Treatments and COVID-19 Long-haulers

As the world continues to reopen after a global pandemic, we check in and revisit Dr. Ronen Leker, the director of the Stroke Unit and The Peritz and Chantel Scheinberg Cerebrovascular Disease Research Laboratory at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem. Dr. Leker is talking with host Benyamin Cohen about the link between stroke and COVID-19 long-haulers, stroke treatments and his research.


The Myths of Menopause Debunked and Much More

The beginning of menopause, for many women, can be greeted with mixed emotions. How long will it last? Are there hormone therapies or natural supplements available to help through this process? Most of all, how will it affect a woman's body and daily routine? All these questions and more are answered by this month’s guest, Dr. Drorit Hochner, a senior physician in the OB/GYN department at Hadassah Hospital Mt. Scopus. Dr. Hochner talks with our host Benyamin Cohen, to weigh in on all things...


Beyond the Basics of Infertility Treatments

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a complex series of procedures used to help with fertility and aid in the conception of a child. Yet, there are other elements to consider with infertility. Could it be genetics, male infertility and now, COVID-19? Our guest this month is a Hadassah infertility expert and lucky for us, she’s just in time for National Infertility Week. Listen as our host discusses infertility with Dr. Anat Hershko Klement, Director of the IVF Unit at Hadassah Hospital’s Mount...