Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine-logo

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine

Medical >

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.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@hadassah

Language:

English

Contact:

(800) 928-0685


Episodes

The Future is Now: Corneal Transplants and Eye Banks

10/14/2019
More
This episode of Hadassah On Call featuring Cornea Specialist, Senior Ophthalmologist and Surgeon Dr. Itay Lavi, is a real eye-opener! Released in October for Eye Injury Prevention Month and World Sight Day, a global event to draw attention to blindness and vision impairment. Dr. Lavi talks to our new host Benyamin Cohen about innovations in cornea replacement and how he was able to reverse total blindness in one of his patients.

Duration:00:30:44

Protecting Hospitals and Patients from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

10/10/2019
More
In this fascinating episode, Professor Alon Moses, discusses the alarming increase in infections by bacteria resistant to all existent antibiotics, the best ways to prevent the spread of hospital infections, and his new ground breaking bacteriophages therapy. This therapy uses a type of virus that efficiently and accurately attacks only their target bacteria.

Duration:00:17:46

Celiac Disease Awareness

9/11/2019
More
Hadassah's Celiac Disease expert delves into the disease's relationship to dental issues, and obesity. He shares surprising ways of identifying and managing this disease, and the exciting research underway at Hadassah Medical Organization.

Duration:00:16:06

This Israeli Midwife Believes It Is Her Calling

9/11/2019
More
US-born midwife Gila Zarbiv talks about her lifelong passion for Israel and why she became a professional nurse midwife. In this episode, you’ll hear about her research on the impact #MeToo has on OB/GYNs and midwives, and what it’s like to help women of all faiths at Hadassah Hospital.

Duration:00:32:14

Make No Bones About it: Osteoporosis Advancements

9/9/2019
More
Renowned Osteoporosis expert Prof. A. Joseph Foldes talks about everything from treatment options, conditions that may lead to the disease and other surprising diseases that may be linked to Osteoporosis. He also discusses risk factors that could lead to damaging bone fractures.

Duration:00:13:09

Causes of a Stroke and How it Can be Prevented

8/28/2019
More
In this episode of Hadassah on Call, Dr. Ronen Leker, a leading expert at Hadassah Medical Organization, discusses stroke and how he and his team of researchers are leading the way in exploring a novel cutting-edge stem cell treatment to reverse the disability a stroke leaves in its wake.

Duration:00:19:49

After Pittsburgh, Hadassah Expert Offers Coping Strategies for Children

8/16/2019
More
What do you tell children in the aftermath of terrifying violence like we Americans just witnessed in the Squirrel Hill synagogue in Pittsburgh? What red flags must we be alert to in our children? How do we fortify ourselves so we can guide our children toward a return to normal life? World-renowned psychiatrist, Prof. Esti Galili-Weisstub of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem, has traveled to countless cities--from Berlin to Kiev to Las Vegas--to share her expertise in...

Duration:00:20:17

Measles: Understanding This New Outbreak in the US and in Israel

6/3/2019
More
The World Health Organization reported a 300% increase in measles cases globally in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the same time last year. Dr. Allon E. Moses, provides the most important information to protect yourself and your family from this preventable disease. Dr. Moses is the head of Hadassah Medical Organization's Center for Infectious Diseases, in Jerusalem. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), in the decade before 1963, the year the measles vaccine became...

Duration:00:17:50

Treating Heart Attacks in Record Time with the Most Advanced Technology

4/15/2019
More
Professor Haim Dannenberg, head of Hadassah's new Paul and Irma Milstein Heart Center at Hadassah Medical Organization discusses how Hadassah is revolutionizing the treatment of heart disorders and offers his best advice on prevention of heart disease.

Duration:00:14:20

World AIDS Day 2018: Hadassah Doctor Searches for a Cure

11/27/2018
More
2018 marked the 30th Anniversary of World AIDS Day. Globally there are 37 million people living with HIV and a quarter do not know they have the virus. Dr. Hila Elinav of Hadassah Hospital discusses her work with HIV-infected mothers, the stigma around being tested, and why it is vital to Know Your Status.

Duration:00:17:17

Sexual Abuse and the Bat Ami Center

8/16/2018
More
Hadassah Medical Organization's Bat Ami Center for Victims of Sexual Abuse was established in 2009. Open 24 hours a day, the primary goal of the treatment at the Center is to return control to the victim. Our guest in this episode, Dr. Dvora Bauman, MD, Director of the Bat Ami Center, discusses the current state of sexual abuse, #metoo, and how her philosophy of care is a bit different than what many people might be used to seeing for victims of sexual abuse.

Duration:00:19:43

100 Years in Sight. The Hadassah Medical Organization - A Century Eye Care Innovation

6/4/2018
More
Hadassah Medical Organization actually began with eye care. One hundred years later, Hadassah's outstanding ophthalmology department marked its centennial. Dr. Itay Chowers joins the show to share fascinating stories of groundbreaking treatments, his vision and goals as the new Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, and exciting innovations and research going on in eye care today.

Duration:00:13:23

Nurses Specialized in Trauma, Compassion While Saving Lives

4/10/2018
More
Nurses are some of society's most precious resources, and the nurses at Hadassah Medical Organization are dedicated to taking care of traumatic injuries with a compassion and caring that puts them at the forefront of advanced medicine. Julie Benbenishty, an Intensive Care Nurse at Hadassah who serves as the Trauma Nurse Coordinator at Hadassah Ein Kerem, is here to share her story about why she became a nurse, being a volunteer for Nurses of the Middle East, and why she has spent most of her...

Duration:00:15:09

Backs to the Future: Hadassah’s Groundbreaking Robotic Surgery

3/12/2018
More
In this inspiring interview, Josh Schroeder, MD, spine specialist and senior surgeon at Hadassah Medical Organization's orthopedic department, describes his two recent groundbreaking, surgical techniques: a two-robot reconstructive surgery and the world's first robot-aided repair of a severe spinal fracture. He also talks about his experience as a military doctor and volunteer work at a Ugandan refugee camp.

Duration:00:13:55

The Exciting Future of Stem Cells - Part 2

2/21/2018
More
In part two of this incredible episode, Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, Ph.D, world-renowned stem cell pioneer and director of the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center at the Hadassah Medical Organization, joins the show to discuss his research and to share the exciting news, that treatments or cures for diseases like age-related macular degeneration, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes could be a reality in the foreseeable future.

Duration:00:15:09

The Exciting Future of Stem Cells - Part 1

2/20/2018
More
Twenty years ago, when stem cell therapy was highly regulated in the United States (as late as 2006) , it was well underway in Hadassah Medical Organization’s labs. The exciting news is that treatments or cures for diseases like age-related macular degeneration, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, could be a reality in the foreseeable future. Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, Ph.D, world-renowned stem cell pioneer and director of the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center at the...

Duration:00:09:20

There is Help For Children with Chronic Disease

1/7/2018
More
Advances in the field of medicine and technology have led to an increase in the survival rate and life expectancy of children with chronic diseases and special needs. In this informative segment, we learn about the inspiring Pediatric Chronic Disease Center at Hadassah Medical Center from Dr. Eitan Kerem. He is the head of the Division of Pediatrics at the Hadassah Medical Center, founder of its Center for Children with Chronic Diseases, and the director of the center for cystic fibrosis at...

Duration:00:12:49

The Genetics of Breast Cancer: The Research Starts Here

10/2/2017
More
Breast Cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States. Here to speak with us today about the link between genetics and breast cancer is renown physician Dr. Tamar Peretz. She is one of the premier breast cancer doctors/researchers in Israel and is the head of the Sharett Institute of Oncology at Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem, Israel.

Duration:00:16:09

Episode 1: Imagining the Impossible – Curing Melanoma

10/2/2017
More
Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. It occurs when there is damage to the DNA that controls cell growth and it is most often caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunshine or tanning salons. While melanoma is the 19th most common cancer worldwide, its rates are higher in countries with sizeable fair-skinned populations, including Israel, where it is among the 10 most common cancers. The damage triggers mutations which cause the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant...

Duration:00:15:39