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ECG, AI can predict if you'll die of heart failure - Israeli, US study

With the help of a simple ECG test and artificial intelligence, it is possible to identify candidates for heart failure and even predict mortality.

Main entrance to the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer

Donated heart accidentally damaged before transplant at Sheba

A medical staff member accidentally put the donated organ into the wrong preservative, making it impossible to transplant.

By Walla!
09/10/2022

These seven healthy habits effectively reduce chances of a stroke - study

A new study found that there are seven health tools that can reduce your risk of suffering from one of the most dangerous medical conditions. These are the findings.

By Walla!
01/08/2022

Israel’s most advanced cardiology hospital to open in Rambam Campus

The NIS 200 million, Eyal Ofer Heart Hospital will serve as a centralized location for all the cardiology treatments offered on the Rambam campus.

US man with transplanted genetically modified pig heart dies, hospital says

David Bennett, 57, was the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart. He received the transplant on January 7, and passed away today.

By REUTERS
09/03/2022

US man recovering after 'breakthrough' pig-heart transplant

The surgery is among the first to demonstrate the feasibility of a pig-to-human heart transplant. If proven successful, scientists hope pig organs could help alleviate shortages of donor organs.

By REUTERS
11/01/2022
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Want a healthy heart? Drink water - study

NIH scientists studied 15,792 adults aged 44 to 66 at recruitment who were evaluated over five visits until age 70 to 90 to examine the connection between water consumption and heart failure.

J'lem synagogues to install hundreds of defibrillators for High Holidays

The defibrillators in question are automatic - meaning that they can be operated easily and independently, with no need for previous medical training.

Israel performs first heart accessory implant surgery in Israel

Usually, when a cardiac aid is implanted, it is done through open heart surgery. But Israeli doctors managed to implant one under the skin of the patient, effectively saving her life.

Patient creates medical hanukkiah in tribute to team who saved him

"I give them this hanukkiah with my whole heart," said Moshe Hartman.

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