Soroka Medical Center

Meet the trailblazer Bedouin doctor fighting to change Israeli society

Among Negev residents, life expectancy among Bedouin residents is three or four years lower than for Jewish residents. 

By TALIA LEVIN
08/10/2022

Who are Israel's best doctors in each field?

The list contains a total of 378 doctors and, for the first time, includes gynecologists and fertility specialists.

Heat waves are most dangerous in cold countries -Soroka Med

Much of Europe has been sweltering under temperatures near 40 degrees centigrade, sending residents of England, France, Italy and elsewhere to historical fountains in cities to jump in and cool off.

What causes ADHD? New Israeli study may have found out

ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders that usually first show up during childhood. This disorder in particular is characterized by hyperactivity and difficulty focusing.

3 in serious condition after violent funeral brawl in Rahat

The individuals involved in the brawl are thought to be of the Talalka and Alexasi families, who engaged in a mass brawl at Soroka with guns and knives earlier this month.

19 arrested in large brawl at Soroka hospital in Beersheba

19 people have been arrested over a massive brawl which broke out at Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba on Sunday.

By Yanir Yagna/Walla!
14/11/2021

Israeli first: Doctors separate heads of one-year-old conjoined twins

"This is a very rare operation, performed so far in the world only about 20 times and for the first time in Israel, on one-year-old babies."

Conjoined twins, separated in Israel last month, leave hospital

The operation the children underwent is extremely rare – having been performed only about 20 times – and now, for the first time in Israel.

A special-needs child inspires her parents to spread love, acceptance

Eden was born premature in the 33rd week. By the time she was four months old, the young couple fought with their health medical organization to have her more closely supervised. Something was wrong.

By LISA SAMIN
11/08/2021

New hospital protocol reduces invasive medical procedures in children

The procedure has seen a 90% efficiency rate in detecting foreign items in the airways of children, and the number of bronchoscopies performed in 2020 significantly decreased from previous years.

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