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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine
44 minutes | May 11, 2022
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.
53 minutes | Apr 13, 2022
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.
37 minutes | Mar 16, 2022
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.
42 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
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.
26 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
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.
38 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
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.
45 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
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.
35 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
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 during this time.
49 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
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
39 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
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.
38 minutes | May 12, 2021
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 menopause.
40 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
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 Scopus campus.
45 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Causes, Groundbreaking Treatment and Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system and changes the way nerves work causing anything from paralysis to brain damage. Almost 3 million people worldwide live with MS; this means every 5 minutes, someone in the world is diagnosed. In this episode, one of the foremost experts in the world Dr. Dimitrios Karussis, Director of the MS Center at Hadassah Medical Organization discusses his groundbreaking research and what every patient should have when battling MS.
40 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Breakthroughs, Risks and Warning Signs: An Insider's Tips for a Healthy Heart
Did you know that bad breath and gut issues can be related to heart disease? February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness and discuss heart disease prevention. In Newsweek's 2021 rankings, Hadassah Hospital is recognized as one of the top cardiology hospitals. In this episode, hear from one of the premier heart specialists at Hadassah, Dr. Offer Amir, Director of the Irma and Paul Milstein Heart Center. Listen as he informs how Hadassah is saving lives faster, COVID and much more.
44 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Parkinson's Disease: Surprising New Treatments and The Race For a Cure
While doctors do not know exactly what causes Parkinson's disease (PD), it is a disease that cripples almost one percent of the population. The number of people with PD is expected to be over 12 million by 2040. In this episode, listen as Professor Dana Ekstein, Chair of the Department of Neurology and Co-Director of the Epilepsy Center at Hadassah hospital and Dr. David Arkadir, Hadassah Senior Neurologist, specializing in Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders discuss how Israel searches for a cure.
44 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Post-COVID Health Issues and Life After the Pandemic
As of November 2020, there are reportedly 55 million people worldwide who have been infected by COVID-19, with over 1.3 million succumbing to the deadly disease. In this episode, we speak with Dr. Neville Berkman, the head of a new clinic at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, specifically designed for recovered COVID-19 patients who are experiencing post-COVID complications. Find out about the state of the virus in Israel, a vaccine update and when he thinks we will be living in a COVID-free world.
42 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Breast Cancer: Early Detection, Higher Risks and the Effect of COVID-19
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, host Benyamin Cohen sits down with two of the Hadassah's breast cancer pioneers in the oncology department. Listen as he speaks with Professor Beatrice Uziely, head of Hadassah’s Oncology ambulatory services unit and Dr. Paluch-Shimon, director of the Breast Oncology Program to discuss all things breast cancer and how patients are coping in the wake of the COVID-19 virus.
40 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Legacy, Passion and Moving Towards a Cure for Cancer with Dr. Aron Popovtzer
What's new and exciting in the world of cancer research and treatment? Host Benyamin find out in his conversation with Dr. Aron Popovtzer, Hadassah’s new director of the Sharett Institute of Oncology. He’ll fill us in on his pioneering new form of radiation treatment that reduces toxicity, how Hadassah continues to lead the way in detecting cancer early, how cancer patients are dealing with the second outbreak of COVID-19, his special connection to Hadassah, and much more.
36 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
Destiny and Determination: Becoming a World-Renowned Genetic Disease Expert
We’re kicking off the newest season of Hadassah On Call with world-renowned medical expert Dr. Polina Stepensky. Currently, director of the Hadassah Medical Organization’s Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immunotherapy for Adults and Children, Dr. Stepensky joins host Benyamin Cohen to discuss why her work and research have made her the leading expert in her field with an over 90 percent success rate.
34 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
Behind the Scenes of Hadassah's ICU
Dr. Vernon Van Heerden is currently the head of the Hadassah Hospital’s General Intensive Care Unit. Born in South Africa, Dr. Van Heerden is a specialist in anesthesia and critical care. In this new episode, recorded before the coronavirus outbreak, we chatted with him about what makes Hadassah's ICUs unique, his work and an intriguing study he's working on related to doctor burnout.
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