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03/08/2015
The last week in July was especially dramatic at Schneider Children’s. Within 48 hours, 7 children received a new lease on life following organ donations in a marathon of operations, one after the other.Read more...
13/07/2015
Two complex liver lobe transplantations took place within 72 hours at Schneider Children’s. In both cases involving a teenager of 15 and a six-month-old infant, who suffered from liver failure, liver lobes were donated by their fathers.Read more...
12/07/2015
Parents start preparing their children already for the new school year during the long summer vacation. Physiotherapist Nili Arbel of Schneider Children’s Medical Center, advises how to make the proper choice of schoolbags and shoes for each child according to his age and weight.Read more...
05/07/2015
The management of Schneider Children’s announced the appointment of Dr. Irit Krause as the new director of the Department of Pediatrics “C” at the hospital. Dr. Krause replaces Prof. Yaacov Amir, who has retired after serving as the department’s director for the past 17 yearsRead more...
21/06/2015
Five children received a new lease on life just hours after notification was received of organ donations. A liver lobe and four kidney transplants took place; one of the kidneys emanated from an altruistic donation.Read more...
07/06/2015
A new clinic for the treatment of children suffering from neuro-immunological disorders opened recently at Schneider Children’s. The clinic is part of the Neurology Institute and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neuro-immunological diseases in children and advancing research in the field.Read more...
01/06/2015
Prof. Raanan Shamir, Director of the Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases at Schneider Children’s, was elected President of the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) in June 2015.Read more...
19/05/2015
One of the most common traditions of the Shavuot Festival is the custom of eating dairy products and first fruits. Dafna Ziv Busani, clinical dietician in the Nutrition and Dietary Unit at Schneider Children’s, offers advice about enjoying festival favorites without gaining weight during the holidayRead more...
18/05/2015
A five-month-old infant underwent a liver lobe transplant at Schneider Children’s, making her the youngest and smallest liver recipient in Israel. The infant suffered from a severe life-threatening disease and needed a liver transplant to survive.Read more...
11/05/2015
A year and a half after undergoing transplantation of a kidney (donated by his mother) at Schneider Children’s, 6-year-old Roman Kormalov underwent a heart and lung transplant. Roman had suffered from debilitating, complex and prolonged lung disease and needed the assistance of an oxygen pump to breathe.Read more...
10/05/2015
Specialists at Schneider Children’s have demonstrated that a unique formula given to healthy, short-stature and underweight children over a period of 6 months significantly improved their height and weight, while maintaining a normal BMI (body mass index).Read more...
28/04/2015
Nine days after they arrived from Nepal, two premature infants were discharged from Schneider Children’s Medical Center on Monday, May 7, 2015. The two sets of parents were very emotional when they said their farewells to the staff.Read more...
28/04/2015
Following the disastrous earthquake in Nepal, many Israelis were evacuated and flown back to Israel, including two small premature babies of 32 weeks and 34 weeks. Upon landing at Ben Gurion Airport, the preemies were transferred by ambulance to Schneider Children’s for evaluation and monitoring in the Neonatology Department headed by Prof. Lea SirotaRead more...
26/04/2015
Lag B’Omer, the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer that falls between Passover and the Festival of Shavuot, is traditionally celebrated by lighting bonfires. However, this fun activity is also dangerous for children. Schneider Children’s specialists have issued tips how to have a safe yet enjoyable holiday.Read more...
26/04/2015
Schneider Children’s Medical Center was awarded Clalit Health Service’s prestigious 2014 Prize for Hospital Excellence in a gala ceremony that took place on Monday, April 20, 2015 in the presence of top hospital and Clalit officials. This was the third consecutive year that Schneider Children’s received the award.Read more...
20/04/2015
13-year-old Roi Zamir was jumping on his trampoline at home with his friends, when a body movement caused him to suffer a rare slipped disc in the middle of his spine.Read more...
19/04/2015
The specially designed camp for children and adolescents with burn injuries took place at the Youth Village in Kfar Galim under the supervision of occupational and physical therapist teams at Schneider Children’s Medical Center
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05/04/2015
A delegation of 5 children and adolescents who underwent organ transplantations at Schneider Children’s flew recently to the Tackers Ski Camp in the Swiss Alps. The group was accompanied by two nurses, Naomi Zanhandler, Kidney Transplantation Coordinator at Schneider Children’s, and Gili KorenRead more...
01/04/2015
With the advent of Spring, specialists at Schneider Children’s have issued tips on coping with seasonal allergiesRead more...
25/01/2015
Nurse Tamar Natanzon-Bracha, Clinical Supervisor of the Hematology-Oncology Division, awarded the Director of Clalit Prize
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