Home > What we do > Medicine & Healthcare > hMedicine > hMedicine Story

Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus Offers Self-Help Group for Children Suffering with Obesity

The Nutrition and Diet Clinic of Hadassah Hospital- Mount Scopus is hosting a new self-help group for children who suffer from obesity and their parents.

The clinic aims to help children who engage in "emotional eating"--eating which is unrelated to hunger.

The goal is to lead these children to develop more self-awareness and alleviate their feelings of anxiety and guilt about their obesity through a change in behavioral patterns. In addition, children and their parents will learn about the consequences of childhood obesity during this eight-session program.

Date: 6/3/2013


More hMedicine Stories




Hadasit, Hadassah’s Technology Transfer Arm, Reviews 2012’s Accomplishments

When the Hadassah University Medical Center’s physicians suggest a solution to a medical problem which can lead to the development of a new medicine or product, Hadasit, Hadassah’s technology transfer arm, explores its feasibility and supports the promotion of those viable ideas with innovation potential. Although 2012 has been “a year full of challenges for the life science industry,” says Einat Zisman, Hadasit’s Chief Executive Officer, Hadasit still signed 125 agreements for clinical trials, all to be done at Hadassah. In addition, Hadasit signed 15 agreements for cooperation and commercialization of technologies that were developed at Hadassah. Click here to read the latest Newsletter from Hadasit >>

   |  Who We Are  |  What We Do  |  Where We Do It  |  Read About It  |  Join Now  |  Donate  |
  |  Login  |  Contact Us  |  Careers  |  Terms & Conditions  |  
Copyright ©2014 Hadassah is a registered trademark of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America