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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.

    Beyond the Basics of Infertility Treatments

    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 campu

    • 39 min
    Causes, Groundbreaking Treatment and Living with Multiple Sclerosis

    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.

    • 44 min
    Breakthroughs, Risks and Warning Signs: An Insider's Tips for a Healthy Heart

    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.

    • 40 min
    Parkinson's Disease: Surprising New Treatments and The Race For a Cure

    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 min
    Post-COVID Health Issues and Life After the Pandemic

    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.

    • 43 min
    Breast Cancer: Early Detection, Higher Risks and the Effect of COVID-19

    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.

    • 41 min

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