Drugs routinely used during fertility treatments to release eggs do not increase the risk of developing breast cancer, new research has shown.
Healthcare systems around the world should be encouraged to make polycystic ovary syndrome a priority in women’s health checks
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women worldwide and it is one of the most common reasons behind impaired fertility in women. PCOS impacts the female reproductive system by causing the ovaries to produce an abnormal amount of androgen levels, a group of hormones responsible for the growth and reproduction of women and men.
About 10% of newly diagnosed melanoma patients have a family history of the disease
The number of detected skin cancer cases is growing with worrying rates. According to the US National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), over the past three decades, more people have been diagnosed with a form of skin cancer than all other cancers together.
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common inherited blood disorders worldwide. Africa has the highest birth prevalence of SCD – 1,125 per 100,000 births compared to 43 per 100,000 births in Europe1. As this is an autosomal recessive disorder, two parents who are asymptomatic carriers of a sickle cell mutation (genetic change) have a 1 in 4 risk of having a child with SCD.
Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis: The role of genetic testing in the early detection and treatment of symptoms
In Cyprus, the prevalence of inheriting CF is 1 in 8,000
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening, progressive, inherited condition that causes severe damage mainly to organs of the respiratory and digestive system. It is estimated that more than 70,000 people worldwide have CF.
All patients had been hospitalised in serious or critical condition before being treated with Allocetra, the new treatment.
Five patients recently discharged from Hadassah-University Medical Centre in Jerusalem were healthy and coronavirus-free, after taking part in the first clinical trial of an innovative treatment developed by the hospital.
Covid-19 – Tips for the health of your eyes by the Head of the Rothschild Foundation Hospital, Dr Damien Gatinel
Our eyes can play an important role in the spread and prevention of the coronavirus
Our eyes can play an important role in the spread and prevention of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to Dr Damien Gatinel, Head of the Ophthalmology Department at the A. de Rothschild Foundation Hospital in Paris. Using his extensive research in the field, Dr Gatinel along with ophthalmologist Dr Adrien Mazharian answer some vital questions regarding our eyes’ health and offer useful advice on how best to preserve it during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Adolphe Rothschild Foundation Hospital of Paris now closer to the Cypriot Patient
Adolphe Rothschild Foundation Hospital, which is one of the most well-known hospitals in France, is one of the most specialized internationally medical institutions in the diagnosis, evaluation and surgical treatment of epilepsy to infants, children and adults with the Pediatric Neurosurgical Department of the Hospital has treated up to now more than 2500 epilepsy cases.
Through concerted efforts undertaken as swiftly as possible, the Onassis Foundation – in cooperation with the Greek Prime Minister’s Office and the Hellenic Ministry of Health – has sourced and secured 13.5 million protective masks, which the Onassis Foundation President, Mr Antonis Papadimitriou, will be delivering to the Minister for Health, Mr Vasilis Kikilias.
Endometriosis is a challenging condition to deal with. Chronic pain has a physical and emotional toll on your well-being.
One in 10 women are affected by endometriosis and many do not have a diagnosis for 7-12 years, as endometriosis’ symptoms are similar to other gynecological conditions. Many women with endometriosis remain undiagnosed.
Doctors found a huge growth that filled Tamar’s abdominal and pelvic cavities’
A very active, athletic 17-year-old girl arrived at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem complaining of pain in her stomach. She had no idea there was a massive growth in her abdomen that weighed more than six pounds.
Marking a historic day for the Greek Health sector, the ceremony to mark the start of the construction phase of a project of national importance was held today beside the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, on the site where the new hospital will soon stand. The Onassis Foundation also announced today a holistic action plan for rebuilding the Transplant and Organ Donation sector in Greece.
Why type 1 diabetics are far more likely to have fragile bones
Shoshana was playing with her two toddlers when she felt an intense pain in her back. Just by picking up one of her children, she had broken four bones. The cause of the fragility of her bones was type 1 diabetes.
A new treatment developed by Hadassah Medical Center and Weizmann Institute of Science researchers, involving a vaginal microbiome transplant from a healthy donor to another woman, has been found effective against a common bacterial condition called bacterial vaginosis (BV).