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Ronen Lan-Rieder with his family. Photography: Courstesy of the Lan-Rieder family.

Rambam Cancer Survivor Completes Triathalon

7/11/2024 9:00 AM

After being diagnosed with cancer, Ronen Lan-Rieder underwent chemotherapy treatments at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel. Determined to beat the disease, he set a goal to participate in a triathlon.

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(L) Professor David Tanne; (R) Professor Judith Aharon-Peretz. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Revolutionary Treatment for Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease at Rambam

7/9/2024 9:00 AM

A recent revolutionary change in the guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and the new drugs for its treatment are shifting outcomes for patients in the early stages of the disease. Professor David Tanne, director of the Stroke and Cognition Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, and outgoing chairperson of the Israel Neurological Association and Professor Judith Aharon-Peretz, director of Rambam’s Cognitive Neurology Unit, explain the profound implications of the new guidelines and new drugs.

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Adam Abdelatif (center) with some of his colleagues. Photography: Rambam HCC.

From War-Torn Sudan to Rambam: Dreams Do Come True!

7/7/2024 9:00 AM

Adam Abdelatif’s life in war-torn Sudan was complicated enough without the illness and disability he faced. Eventually he would undergo life-saving treatment at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel. Now, the man who asked Israel for help has become the one giving it to hospitalized Israelis.

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Haj Ali (L) receiving the President's Award for Volunteerism and (R) Close-up. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Volunteer Receives Prestigious President's Award for Volunteerism 2024

7/4/2024 9:00 AM

Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel proudly announces that medical volunteer Nagham Hajj Ali has been honored with the 2024 President’s Award for her exceptional work assisting physicians at the hospital.

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Professor Tzvi Dwolatzky. Photography: Rambam HCC.

FOX News Features Their Visit to Rambam

7/3/2024 9:00 AM

Professor Michael Halberthal, general director of Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, and the Mayor of Haifa, Yona Yahav, were interviewed by FOX News. The interview was broadcast earlier this week and spotlighted the critical role of the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Hospital (FUEH) at Rambam and the threat of a widening conflict in the North.

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Professor Tzvi Dwolatzky. Photography: Rambam HCC.

HELP Is On Its Way

6/27/2024 9:00 AM

With a significant increase in Israel’s elderly population, there is a critical shortage of professionals to attend to their needs. Professor Tzvi Dwolatzky, director, Center for Healthy Aging and director of the Geriatric Unit at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, outlines the challenges faced by the elderly and discusses a new program designed to improve their lives.

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Dr. Barak Segal with a colleague while biking through the Italian countryside. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Physician Represents Israel in Prestigious European Cycling Event

6/25/2024 9:00 AM

As part of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) conference, orthopedists from around the world cycled over 100 kilometers daily in the Milan, Italy area, promoting science and a healthy lifestyle.

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Dr. Ran Steinberg. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Kidney of a 9-Month-Old Baby Saves a 4-Year-Old Boy

6/18/2024 9:00 AM

Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, recently achieved a remarkable medical milestone: the kidney of a 9-month-old baby, who tragically passed away, was successfully transplanted to save the life of a 4-year-old boy.

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(L-R) Dr. Shlomit Yehudai-Reshef, Dr. Iyad Khamaysi, attending physician, Institute of Gastroenterology, Professor Lior Gepstein, and Dr. Amir Minerbi, director of Rambam’s Pain Relief Clinic. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Representatives at Israeli Translational Research Network Conference

6/18/2024 9:00 AM

Leading physician-scientists from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, attended the third annual conference of the Israeli Translational Research Network held this year at Ichilov Medical Center (Ichilov) in Tel Aviv, where the importance of research, the impact of the war, advanced technologies, and the future of medicine were discussed.

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Physicians performing a procedure in Madagascar. Photography: Courtesy of Dr. Emodi. Map from Google Earth.

Rambam Doctors Perform Life-Changing Surgeries in Madagascar

6/16/2024 9:00 AM

For over a decade, senior physicians from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, have participated in special missions to treat cleft palate and tongue deformities in developing countries. Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing conflict, their dedication remains unwavering.

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Professor Irit Ben Aharon and Dr. Erez Hasnis. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rising Incidence of Pancreatic Cancer: Unveiling Deceptive Signs and Effective Treatments

6/13/2024 9:00 AM

Pancreatic cancer continues to emerge as a significant health challenge, with its incidence on the rise globally. In light of increased media attention given to the disease, senior experts from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov) offer invaluable insights into the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pancreatic cancer.

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Rambam's heart failure team. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Study Reveals Breakthrough Findings in Heart Failure Treatment

6/10/2024 9:00 AM

A recent study conducted at the Heart Failure Unit at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, examined three primary treatments for persistent fluid buildup in heart failure patients. The study evaluated the safety of each approach and pinpointed the most effective treatment, positioning it to improve patient care worldwide.

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Shoval Tzarfati with her newborn son. Photography: Rambam HCC.

A Gift of New Life Amidst Tragedy

6/9/2024 9:00 AM

Eight months after Ofir Tzarfati was taken hostage from the Nova festival and murdered in Gaza, his sister gave birth to a son at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel.

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MK Yorai Lahav-Hertzanu and partner Tzafrir with their daughter. Photography: Courtesy of the family.

Knesset Member Yorai Lahav-Hertzanu and Partner Tzafrir Realize Dream of Parenthood at Rambam with the Help of Surrogate

6/5/2024 9:00 AM

Three years ago, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the equal right to use a surrogate for having a child in Israel. Among those who chose to exercise this right were Member of the Knesset Yorai Lahav-Hertzanu and his partner Tzafrir. Together with their surrogate Avital Kress, they embarked on the journey of fulfilling their dream to create a family, their baby born at Rambam earlier this year.

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(L-R) Gila Hyams and Einat Perez, head nurse at the Internal Medicine Division at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

The 21st Century Nurse is Both an Expert in Caregiving and Research

6/2/2024 9:00 AM

Recently, Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, held a research day focused on nursing innovation during International Nurses Week, covering topics that interweave research with caregiving.

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(L-R) Dr. Esty Golan, Professor Alona Zer, Professor Michael Halberthal, Cathy and Danny Rosenkranz, Professor Irit Ben-Aharon, and staff of the Fishman Oncology Center. Photography: Rambam HCC

Grand Opening of Danny & Cathy Rosenkranz Oncology/Hematology ER at Rambam

5/29/2024 9:00 AM

Rambam friends and UK based supporters Danny & Cathy Rosenkranz attended the opening ceremony of the Oncology Hematology ER, the second of its kind in Israel that was established thanks to their magnanimous donation. Their actions, more than words, reflect their deep commitment to Rambam and the people of Israel.

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(L-R) Dr. Alon Sinai, Dr. Ilana Schlesinger, Motti Ben-Lulu, and Dr. Lior Lev-Tov. Photography: Rambam HCC

After 30 Years, IDF Reservist’s Essential Tremor Disappears Thanks to Advanced Treatment at Rambam

5/28/2024 9:00 AM

Thanks to MRI-guided focused ultrasound, a procedure performed at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, Motti Ben-Lulu (57) is beating his 30-year battle with severe hand tremors. After the life-changing procedure, he can hammer a nail and pick up spaghetti with a fork.

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Zvi Lebanoni. Photography: Courtesy of Zvi Lebanoni.

Yes, Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too

5/26/2024 9:00 AM

Last June, Zvi Lebanoni’s life turned upside down when symptoms of unusual back pain turned into shocking news: He was diagnosed with breast cancer. The surprise regarding this diagnosis reveals the general sense of shame men experience due to a lack of awareness and knowledge that they too are susceptible to breast cancer.

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Professor Ido Solt. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Israeli Physicians Speak Out Against Sexual Violence

5/19/2024 9:00 AM

Senior physicians from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel and Emek Medical Center (Emek) in Afula published a poignant article in March in response to silence by world health and women’s organizations in the face of the sexual violence carried out by Hamas during the outbreak of the war.

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Rambam executives and members of the fellowship committee: (left) Dr. Weissman, Advocate Besser, Dr. Esty Golan, Dr. Mekel, Professor Halberthal (center), and Professor Keidar with the fellowship recipients. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Physicians Set to Train at Leading Medical Centers Worldwide

5/19/2024 9:00 AM

In the coming months, 19 resident physicians from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, will pack their bags and relocate with their families to countries across four continents for one to two years. During this time, they will complete specialization-training fellowships made possible by the Rambam Knowledge Center and generous donations from the hospital’s friends.

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