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18 leading scientists, including 2 outgoing FDA officials, say COVID-19 booster shots lack evidence and shouldn't yet be given to the general public

A health workers is seen as Israelis receive the third doses of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in West Jerusalem on September 03, 2021. Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Eighteen leading experts said "widespread use" of COVID-19 vaccine boosters isn't backed by evidence. The group included two FDA officials who resigned over the Biden administration's booster shot plan. Current COVID-19 vaccines still protect against severe illness ca...
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Watch a huge sinkhole in Jerusalem open up and swallow cars

A massive sinkhole opened up yesterday in the parking lot of Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel. Fortunately, there have been no injuries reported. From The Guardian: Israeli police, backed by fire and rescue services, blocked the roads surrounding the hospital to conduct searches in the area. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Jerusalem, Sinkholes, JERUSALEM Israel, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Built environment, Parking Lots

Sight Diagnostics starts selling an AI-based diagnostics device for faster blood tests

Sight Diagnostics, an Israeli medical devices startup that’s using computer vision and machine learning technology to speed up blood testing, is launching a point-of-care blood diagnostics system today. It claims the compact, desktop machine — called OLO — which analyzes single-use cartridges manually loaded with drops of the patient’s blood, can deliver “lab-grade” complete blood count (CBC) tests from only a finger prick of blood. The idea being for clinicians to use the device to perform the ...
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The Happiness that Whole Foods Bring

B'SD 16 Sivan, 5776 I posted a recipe for home made pesto a while back, and I've enjoyed tinkering with it over time. I also have a hobby of helping patients in a local hospital when they simply cannot stomach hospital food. I bring them home-made fare loaded with nutrition, flavor and pleasure-providing texture. The medical staff notices that they tend to do better soon after eating my home-cooked meals. This month I helped a friend, and he's been doing a review series on Facebook ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Diabetes, Brazil, UA, Shaare Zedek Medical Center,, Yocheved Golani, Patient Empowerment, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotics

Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed

Researchers at Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center have developed a new technique to discover hereditary diseases in young embryos and fetuses in natural pregnancies without the need to examine samples of amniotic fluid in the uterus. The team, headed by Dr. Gheona Altarescu, head of the preimplantation genetic diagnosis project at the hospital's Medical Genetics Institute, calls their achievement a "breakthrough."
Tags: Jerusalem, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Gheona Altarescu, Medical Genetics Institute

PM visits pride attack victim, defends 'right to live in peace'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit Friday afternoon to one of the six people stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox Jew at the gay pride parade in Jerusalem the day before. Yarden Noy was hospitalized at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem following the attack, which left one of the victims - a 16-year-old girl - in critical condition.
Tags: Jerusalem, Benjamin Netanyahu, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Yarden Noy