Tag archive for ‘Surgery’
Alan Gallindoss On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Physician Allegedly Removed Kidney From Wrong Patient

The state Department of Public Health is investigating an allegation that a surgeon removed a kidney from the wrong patient at St. Vincent Hospital. A statement from the Massachusetts Department of Health said: “We More...

News Brief On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

This Wearable Chair From Japan Helps Surgeons Through Long Hours of Surgery

  As IT industry workers normally work facing to desktops or laptops, more than a few of them are willing to use items like a standing desk to avoid sitting at work for all day. While there are many jobs More...

JNS On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Hanukkah Karma? A Miracle Cancer Recovery for Baruch Nissan Snyder

    William (Baruch Nissan) Snyder is a vibrant 12-year-old boy. He loves baseball, football, swimming, riding his bike, and playing video games. He laughs heartily, his gigantic sense of humor More...

ZOLL Acquires Israeli Kyma Medical for $35 Million

ZOLL Medical Corp. has acquired Israeli company Kyma Medical Technologies Ltd., a developer of technologies to measure early signs of congestive heart failure. The US medical device company ZOLL will pay $35 More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

When Plastic Surgeons Listen to Their Preferred Music, Their Stitches Are Better and Faster

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston shows that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

WATCH: Dr. Levin Leads World’s First Bilateral Hand Transplant on Child at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Surgeons at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) joined with colleagues from Penn Medicine recently to complete the world’s first bilateral hand transplant on a child. Earlier this month, More...

News Brief On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Penis Transplant Patient to Become a Father

A South African man who had the world’s first successful penis transplant is to become a father less than a year after the breakthrough surgery. Prof André van der Merwe, who led the operating team, announced More...

Ilan Shavit On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Heather Hironimus Agrees to Circumcise Son After Being Jailed for a Week

Heather Hironimus from Florida, mother to a 4 year old son, consented on Friday to allow her son to be circumcised, ending a legal battle with the child’s father, according to media reports. The mother, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Israel’s via Surgical to Exhibit Its FasTouch Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery

– – Israel’s Via Surgical Ltd., which develops a deployable suture mesh fixation system for hernia repair, will introduce its lead product, FasTouch, at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal More...

JNS On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Syrian Boy Who Lost Leg in War Fitted With Prosthesis in Israel

A 13-year-old Syrian boy who was seriously injured by a mortar in the Quneitra region three months ago as a result of the ongoing civil war in Syria was brought to Israel for surgery and fitted with a prosthetic More...

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