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Covid vaccine programs could end with third dose for most people, Israeli doctor predicts

January 19, 2022

Three vaccine doses are likely to provide sufficient long-term protection against severe Covid-19, a prominent Israeli doctor has said. Speaking to CNBC in a phone call, Professor Eyal Leshem, an […]

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Israeli tissue engineers 3D-print an ear

January 12, 2022

Unique scaffold could also be tailored to nasal reconstruction and orthopedic implants. A small percentage (0.1% to 0.3%) of babies are born with congenitally deformed ears. This can have a […]

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COVID: Israel needs to prepare for surge in sick children – Ash

January 12, 2022

Health Ministry instructs medical centers to prepare for a high number of young patients. Hospitals should make preparations to accommodate a high number of children with coronavirus, Health Ministry Director-General […]

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1st kids’ Omicron ward opens with classes, clowns, and doctors bracing for ‘war’

January 12, 2022

Beds likely to fill up within 2 weeks, says Sheba hospital ward director; pleads with parents not to be flippant about variant; says even if illness is mild, long COVID […]

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In first, Israeli hospital performs innovative procedure to treat epilepsy

January 10, 2022

In state-of-the-art procedure, patient is implanted with a pump that injects a drug directly into brain; procedure carried out on only 5 patients worldwide with drug developed in U.S., is […]

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COVID vaccine does not cause infertility, Israeli study finds

January 5, 2022

Since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was approved for use, there have been rumors that it can affect women’s fertility. Some anti-vaccine activists have espoused these claims. COVID vaccines do not affect […]

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Excerpt from Prime Minister Bennett’s Remarks at Sheba Medical Center

January 4, 2022

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett visited Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. He visited the coronavirus ward control center where hospital Director General Prof. Yitshak Kreiss briefed him on the medical […]

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Pulse, Sheba Medical Center’s Annual Journal

January 3, 2022

Sheba’s annual “Pulse” journal is here! Check it out for all the latest updates and innovations coming from Sheba Medical Center.

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Israel begins studying the effectiveness of a 4th vaccine dose

December 28, 2021

An Israeli hospital on Monday began a study to test the safety and effectiveness of a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, as health officials continued to deliberate over rolling […]

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Infants with Heart Defects Can Now Remain Home

December 15, 2021

Sheba Medical Center launches remote monitoring program for children Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and the Heart Institute at Safra Children’s Hospital have partnered to launch a programme for children with […]

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