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Is the Cost of Cancer Medication Worthwhile?

    Is the Cost of Cancer Medication Worthwhile? Rabin Medical Center’s Dr. Daniel Goldstein explores the rising price of cancer medications and creates an equation to see if the cost is in fact justified. Dr. Goldstein is at the forefront of the fight between oncologists and pharmaceutical companies with research that will help determine […]

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Keeping An Eye On Mobile Health: Tech News From Israel

Israeli’s Start- Up Presents iPhone Optometry at mHealth Conference   Israel continues to be a leader in mobile health technology, with the medical industry keeping an eye on new developments, particularly in wearable tech. Encouraging the start-up mentality, Israel hosts an annual mHealth conference in Tel Aviv featuring a contest to highlight these new yet innovative […]

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Genetically modified T- Cells Help in the Fight Against Cancer.

Genetically modified T- Cells, with developmental roots in Israel, might be one step closer to helping the fight against cancer. 27 out of 29 patients, in a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine not only saw their cancer go into remission, but in some cases […]

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New research shines a light on how Cancer develops

The most popular belief, in the development of cancer cells, has been that genes suddenly mutate, likely with the aid of outside sources or random selection. These genes continue to split spreading their mutation until it’s too late and cancer has formed. But this theory, common as it may be, is one that leaves researches […]

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Tips to Staying Healthy this Holiday Season from Rabin Medical Center

Tips to Staying Healthy this Holiday Season from Rabin Medical Center It’s the 3rd day of Hannukah and while we remember the victory of  Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that burned for eight days, most of us have celebrated by embracing the holiday tradition of dining on doughnuts (sufyganiyot) and potato pancakes (latkes.) The average jelly doughnut contains […]

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Remembering Yitzhak Rabin, 20 Years Later

Today, November 4th 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel’s 5th Prime Minister. Years later his name and memory are still held as a symbol for peace within Israel and worldwide. American Friends of Rabin Medical Center is pleased that Yitzhak Rabin’s legacy is upheld in the hospital’s strong mission […]

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Don’t Miss a Beat. Learn More About Heart Health from Rabin Medical Center’s Dr. Kornowski

 Getting angry easily? You are in risk to suffer from a heart attack (translation from Menta Magazine) Next time you are getting angry at the customer service agent, parking inspector or your teenager, you better take a deep breath and remember it increases your risk to suffer from a heart attack. True, it sounds like […]

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Updates from the ER. Showing Solidarity, New York’s Mayor de Blasio visits Israeli Victims of Terror Attacks.

This past weekend New York’s Mayor, Bill De Blasio, participated in a ‘solidarity visit’ to Israel. Escorted by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, de Blasio visited those recovering from stabbing attacks, in Jerusalem hospitals. Recalling the pain of American’s in the 2001 terrorist attacks on September 11th De Blasio is quoted in the Times of Israel […]

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To Health- L’Chaim! Research from Israel on the effects of drinking wine and Diabetes

Yesterday the New York Times posted an article featuring a study from Israel on the effects of a daily glass of wine for those with Type 2 Diabetes. Nicholas Bakalar’s article presents the following results from two Israeli researchers- “224 patients, all alcohol abstainers with well-controlled Type 2 diabetes, were assigned at random to drink […]

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Leading the way of innovative trends Israel, Rabin Medical Center emphasizes the belief that one’s surroundings can enhance a patient’s healing process. While it is known that Israel leads the way in innovative medical technology, you may surprised to learn that Israel is blazing the trail in the thought that laughter is the best medicine. […]

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CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT RABIN MEDICAL CENTER

CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT RABIN MEDICAL CENTER The Rabin Medical Center, Israel’s largest hospital, houses many of the top medical and surgical departments in Israel, and is a leading academic institution affiliated with Tel Aviv University’s “Sackler” Faculty of Medicine—associated with the largest health care organization in Israel is “Clalit Health Services”, the department of cardiology […]

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AFRMC NYC Cheryl Diamond 5K Run/Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

The NYC 5K Schlep of 2015: Raising awareness and funds for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Battery Park NYC, Sunday, June 21st— On a warm and sunny Father’s Day Sunday morning American Friends of Rabin Medical Center hosted the Fifth Annual Cheryl Diamond 5K SCHLEP Run/Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Hundreds of participants gathered in […]

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AFRMC at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK CITY, Tuesday, June 9—On a beautiful and balmy evening, President of the New York Yankees Randy Levine and his wife Mindy Levine hosted over one hundred and ten guests and supporters of the American Friends of the Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees faced the Washington Nationals in a pitching […]

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Innovations From Rabin Medical Center’s BRCA Multidisciplinary Clinic for Breast, Ovarian and Prostate Cancers

The discovery of the BRCA gene mutation test has been a breakthrough in the early detection of cancer.  Since early detection is currently the best tools for survival among this high risk population, the Rabin Medical Center has established the ONLY special clinic in Israel to perform this testing to lead to the treatment and […]

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