Early detection of Melanoma Skin Cancer can save lives

Early detection of Melanoma Skin Cancer can save lives

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.

September, Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September, Sickle Cell Awareness Month

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.

5 κόλπα για να μη Θυμώνετε με το Παιδί σας

5 κόλπα για να μη Θυμώνετε με το Παιδί σας

Οι Κρυφές Αιτίες του Θυμού προς τα Παιδιά Θυμώνετε με το παιδί σας; Αναπόφευκτο! Δεν είστε ούτε οι πρώτοι, ούτε οι τελευταίοι! Ο θυμός είναι ένα συναίσθημα [...]

Πόσο νερό πρέπει να πίνουμε στην εγκυμοσύνη;

Οι ανάγκες σε νερό αυξάνονται κατά τη διάρκεια της εγκυμοσύνης, καθώς είναι απαραίτητο για την ανάπτυξη του εμβρύου και την υγεία της μητέρας. Ερευνητές [...]

Χαμηλή κρεατινίνη

Χαμηλή κρεατινίνη

Η κρεατινίνη είναι ένα από τα τελικά προϊόντα του μεταβολισμού των πρωτεϊνών στο ανθρώπινο σώμα. Η καλός μεταβολισμός της κρεατινίνης προϋποθέτει καλή [...]

Tattoos and condylomata: the bitter truth

Tattoos and condylomata: the bitter truth

As a member of the European Society of Pathology and Director Clinical Biochemist I believe that the art of tattooing comes from the culture of people who have lived in prisons. These are designs with different types of ink mainly for people with white skin.

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.

Five patients leave Hadassah coronavirus-free after clinical trial

Five patients leave Hadassah coronavirus-free after clinical trial

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.

Evaluation and surgical treatment of epilepsy to children

Evaluation and surgical treatment of epilepsy to children

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.

THE ONASSIS FOUNDATION PROVIDES 13.5 MILLION PROTECTIVE MASKS TO SHIELD OUR DOCTORS AND NURSES

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.

4 diet tips to help you fight endometriosis

4 diet tips to help you fight endometriosis

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.

After years of unidentified pain, teenager finds relief at Hadassah

After years of unidentified pain, teenager finds relief at Hadassah

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.

THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF THE ONASSIS NATIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER BEGINS

THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF THE ONASSIS NATIONAL TRANSPLANT CENTER BEGINS

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.

Hadassah endocrinologist aims to improve life for type 1 diabetics

Hadassah endocrinologist aims to improve life for type 1 diabetics

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.

Hadassah: Vaginal microbiome transplant proves effective against bacterial vaginosis

Hadassah: Vaginal microbiome transplant proves effective against bacterial vaginosis

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).

Hadassah doctors confirm that ALS patients with positive attitude experience less pain

Hadassah doctors confirm that ALS patients with positive attitude experience less pain

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking lived with the disease for more than 50 years

A team of Israeli neurologists from the Hadassah Medical Organization, in collaboration with colleagues from The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo, have confirmed that ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) patients experience less pain if they have a positive attitude towards their illness. The study’s findings reveal that patients who shun depression, have a higher perceived quality of life, regardless of their physical impairment.