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  • Cervical Cancer Awareness

    Cervical Cancer Awareness

    What is Cervical Cancer? Cervical Cancer is the third most common Gynecologic Cancer after Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers. It affects 1 in 60 woman and is responsible for 266 thousand death worldwide every year. There are three ways to prevent Cervical Cancer: Primary prevention: HPV vaccination Secondary prevention: Pap test screening, starting age 21 HPV

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  • First fetal surgery, for congenital abnormality of the Diaphragm, in Lebanon.

     Mount Lebanon Hospital invests in rare fetal surgery Beirut, Nov. 14, 2017. Press Release – For immediate release The department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Lebanon Hospital is proud to announce the success of the first “Fetoscopy for plug insertion in congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia” in Lebanon. Dr. Gihad CHALOUHI, fetal surgeon at Mount

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  • Dr. Carole Youakim: All Kinds of Allergies are Curable through Immunotherapy!

    According to the World Allergy Organization, approximately one billion people around the world suffer from allergies, which are reactions of the body’s immune system toward unfamiliar substances called allergens. Consequently, immunoglobulins (IgE) are produced as a countermeasure to protect the body from this substance. And, this leads to the secretion of histamine, the leading cause

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  • Dr. Gilbert HELOU: Beware of the dangers of antibiotics misuse!

    Many people take antibiotic therapy without consulting a specialized doctor for a clinical condition where antibiotics are not indicated. This misconception is due to the incapacity to differentiate between a viral and bacterial infection. Dr. Gilbert El Helou, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Infectious Diseases specialist at Mount Lebanon Hospital, elucidates the major

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  • Lebanon: Best Cancer Treatment in the Middle East?

    Lebanon is competing with the most developed countries in cancer treatment   Cancer is one of the most important causes of fatalities in the world, due to its vicious nature and its resistive cells that are capable of invading surrounding tissue and destroying it. However, with recent medical breakthroughs cancer treatments which include chemotherapy, immunotherapy,

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  • MLH announces $53M expansion project to be completed by 2018

    In response to a rapidly growing population and due to continuous increase in demand for their high quality healthcare services from Lebanon and abroad, from both physicians and patients, Mount Lebanon Hospital – Gharios Medical Center is expanding its current facilities. Recently the Hospital has acquired the internationally acclaimed and prestigious American accreditation from the

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  • Mount Lebanon Hospital renovates all medication preparation rooms and areas

    In 2002, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Morbidity and Mortality report, which advised that “clinicians should consider the possibility of improperly compounded medications as a source of infection in patients.” With patient safety in mind, and to be in line with the most current recommendations related to environmental control for

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  • Mount Lebanon Hospital celebrates its Nurses

    “Nurses are at the core of this institution” began the Honorary President Dr. Elie Gharios in his opening speech. The latter thanked each and every department for their hard work and devotion. The General Director Dr. Nazih Gharios followed with the story of “The Lady with the Lamp” Ms. Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing.

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  • New Endoscopic Ultra-Sound (EUS)

    Mount Lebanon Hospital announces the acquisition of the most innovative Endoscopic Ultra-Sonography equipment. The Endoscopic Ultra-Sound (EUS) is a combination of endoscopy and ultrasonography that combines the advantages of the two medical disciplines. The hospital’s commitment to excellence in healthcare is once again established by the extension of its services with two additional units: A

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