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Hadassah follows US centers in implanting embryonic stem cell for optical procedures

The Health Ministry approved the experimental use to treat AMD for the first time following years in which embryonic stem cells were not found effective

Doctors perform surgery [illustrative].
Organ donors compensated for NIS 1.5 million since January for expenses they incurred

Organ donors are entitled to a rebate of NIS 2,700 for travel expenses and a grant to cover the loss of work days for 40 days before and after giving the organs.

Doctors perform surgery
Haredi rabbi promoting living kidney donations to alleviate transplant waiting list

Rabbi Yeshaya Haber discussed the kidney donation that he himself received and which opened his eyes to the issue, how he helped more than two hundred people in Israel to donate a kidney.

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Doctors warn of 'dangers' of letting non-specialist physicians performing deep sedation on children

Due to a lack of specialist, a new Health Ministry directive is allowing non-specialist physicians to perform the potentially dangerous procedure.

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