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(L-R) Mayor Yona Yahav, Dr. Eyal Fruchter, and Dr. Talma Cohen. Photography: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Disaster Response Experts go into the Field to Treat Psychological Trauma

9/3/2018

For the first time in Israel, Rambam inaugurated a psychological trauma unit in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, expanding the basket of health treatments for the northern population. Services include identifying trauma victims in the Emergency Room and treating them during and after hospitalization to strengthen their resilience to emergency situations.

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Natalie Ben-Moshe and Dr. Yaron Barlavie. Photography: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson’s Office, RHCC

Three Years after Carmel Tunnel Bus Crash, Most Severely Wounded Victim Meets the Caregivers Who Saved her Life

8/28/2018

Staff in Rambam’s General Intensive Care Unit are used to caring for patients with the most severe, life-threatening conditions. Frequently, they also see these same patients on their path to recovery. But a short time ago, the excitement in the unit was particularly contagious—Natalie Ben-Moshe, one of the most seriously injured people in the horrific Carmel Tunnel bus crash, returned to Rambam with her parents to visit the medical team that saved her life.

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Rambam's winning teams. Photography: Pioter Fliter

What's Your Problem? Thinking Outside the Box: Rambam is Turning Problems into Solutions

8/28/2018

Award-winning competition and partnerships with leading entrepreneurs: At Rambam we encourage innovative thinking among our employees and invite them to use their knowledge and clinical experience to improve medical practices.

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The Research Team (L-R): Top Row, Dr. Khatib, Professor Wiener, and Dr. Ginsburg; Bottom Row (L-R) Dr. Saadi and Professor Beloosesky. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

New Research: Can Pomegranate Juice Reduce Brain Damage in Fetuses?

8/20/2018

Drinking pomegranate juice, the kind found in any supermarket, could reduce the risk of embryos developing brain damage, according to a new joint study by researchers from Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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The Research Team (L-R): Top Row, Dr. Khatib, Professor Wiener, and Dr. Ginsburg; Bottom Row (L-R) Dr. Saadi and Professor Beloosesky. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

Exciting Research: Rambam Physicians Discover Causes of Kidney Injury in Near Drowning Victims

8/14/2018

Rambam physicians discover that acute kidney injury is a common complication of near drownings, due to lack of oxygen and the fight-or-flight response. Their research points to men being at highest risk for this complication.

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(L-R): Dr. Salem Billan, Professor Ziv Gil, and Dr. Fadi Atrash, Director, Oncology Department, Augusta Victoria Hospital and graduate from Rambam Health Care Campus. Photo Credit: Erin Friedman

The Lancet Praises Successful Rambam Health Care Campus-Augusta Victoria Hospital Collaboration

8/5/2018

“The partnership of Israeli and Palestinian physicians from both hospitals demonstrates the great potential of peacemaking in our region through improving treatment of cancer patients.” — Professor Ziv Gil, Director, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Rambam HCC.

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Professor Ullman with Rambam's mystery patient. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

Rambam's Mystery Patient

7/4/2018

He was sent to Rambam in serious condition. Recovering, the lack of an ID, passport or other identifying information, prevents this man's release and he remains in the hospital, unable to go anywhere.

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Jacob Abu Abbas after the surgery. Photo Credit: Pioter Fliter
Dr. Israel Eisenstein.
Photo Credit: Nethaniel Ayzik,
Spokesperson's Office, RHCC

His Ankle replaces Knee Function After Rare Surgery at Rambam

6/18/2018

After amputating his knee and mid leg, Jacob Abu Abbas underwent a rare operation at Rambam, fusing his ankle to his upper leg, only backwards. His new "knee" and a prosthesis should restore full ambulatory independence.

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Dr. Anatoli Stav receives his award
(see text for details).
Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

2017 Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize

3/22/2018

The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize, an initiative of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal, was awarded for a study that will greatly benefit patients undergoing knee replacement surgery.

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(L–R): Professor Karl Skorecki, Director,
Medical and Research Development at
Rambam; Professor Rafi Beyar,
Director, Rambam HCC; Professor
Lloyd Minor, Dean, Stanford Medicine,
School of Medicine; Professor Eben
Rosenthal, Medical Director of the

Rambam & Stanford Medicine Conclude Joint Future of Medicine Symposium

3/12/2018

Stanford Medicine and Rambam Health Care Campus have just concluded the first joint Symposium on Planning for the Next Generation, paving the way for possible collaboration and strategic cooperation relating to the future of medicine.

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The Syrian woman visits with her child.
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The Syrian Woman Who Chose Life

3/8/2018

A Syrian woman facing certain death from a high risk pregnancy entered Israel through the humanitarian gate and was treated at Rambam Health Care Campus in a special operation. Mother and son are back home and thriving.

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The Third Beutler Symposium: The Medical Genomics Revolution

2/27/2018

​The Third Beutler Symposium, held on February 27 at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, brought together Nobel Laureate, Professor Bruce Beutler, and Israel’s leading genomic medicine researchers.

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Sample models of protective eye wear
for use by diabetics.

Rambam Physician Discovers New Cause of Vision Loss in Diabetics

2/26/2018

​​Professor Shehadeh, Director of Rambam’s Diabetes Institute, found that vision is impaired in hyperglycemic people exposed to certain light wavelengths. Special eyeglasses for diabetic patients will be tested.

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