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The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

Discoveries / Dec 02, 2019

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Cancer Prevention in Every Language

Cultural barriers once kept Myong Shim Lee from vital healthcare services—and such obstacles remain in place in many under-served communities. Now, Cedars-Sinai investigators are o...

Discoveries / Aug 21, 2019

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Cutting Blood Pressure

A new model of care teams pharmacists with barbers to fight the deadly health epidemic of hypertension—which affects African-American men more than almost any other group in the wo...

Discoveries / Feb 25, 2019

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She's Got Guts

Rising star Suzanne Devkota, PhD, is passionate about the convergence of food, health, and the bugs that live in our guts. Her ever-present “poop pillow” serves as an icebreaker fo...

Discoveries / Feb 25, 2019

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A Gut Check for Precision Medicine

Philanthropic gifts have allowed Dr. Stephan Targan to build the F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute into an investigatory powerhouse and ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Abreast of Trends in Cancer

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano has a minimally invasive approach toward breast cancer treatment, and thanks to philantropic support, his investigations could serve as the foundation for e...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also har...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Gifts that Count

In 2018, Cedars-Sinai completed an eight-year, $615 million fundraising campaign that inspired collaboration among physicians, surgeons, scientists, and patients. Here we highlight...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Top Training, Superior Skills

Established as part of the Campaign for Cedars-Sinai, the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills allows medical professionals to practice complex procedures i...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Innovation 4: The Smart Hospital Room

Discoveries asked Patricia “Peachy” Hain, MSN, RN, executive director of Medical and Surgical Nursing Services—and an ardent Star Trek fan—to imagine the ideal hospital room, with ...

Discoveries / Aug 18, 2018

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Innovation 9: (Out on) a Better Limb

The next step in prosthetic technology revolutionizes mobility for one amputee—and may help countless others. Thanks to an innovative new technique that increases stability and ran...

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2018

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Innovation 6: A Broader Diagnosis

The healthcare of tomorrow will be tailor-made for you—Cedars-Sinai’s director of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging, Daniel Berman, MD, foresees that precision healthcare will...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Innovation 7: A Very Patient Device

A hockey-puck sized virtual assistant aims to smarten up the patient experience.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Innovation 8: Pro Solutions to Antibiotics Problems

The growing problem of antibiotic resistance threatens to take us back to darker ages of medical care by triggering outbreaks of infections once easily cured. Cedars-Sinai is devel...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Innovation 5: Genetic Testing for All

Genetic testing could contribute significantly to disease prevention, but some who might benefit most are missing out on potentially lifesaving technology.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018