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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 developing and implementing innovative approaches to curb the ...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Short List of Failed Innovations

Some drugs and devices catapult medical science into previously unfathomable heights of greatness. Others, not so much. Here, an incomplete collection of treatments that failed, sooner or later.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Innovation 3: The Mundane and the Fantastic

Mark Vrahas, MD, Chair of Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedics, on hips, slips, and the limits of medical innovation.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

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Innovation 10: The XR Files

Virtual reality, augmented reality, and other forms of video immersion—collectively known as extended reality or “XR”—promise to revolutionize medicine.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

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Innovation 2: Cancer Cures in a Dish

At Cedars-Sinai, investigators are using bioengineering to regenerate and grow human tissues in petri dishes to seek solutions to cancers that primarily affect women.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Innovation: It’s Academic

Can academic medical centers like Cedars-Sinai do better at shepherding innovations that help patients? Our surgeon in chief thinks so.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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My Favorite Innovation

Cedars-Sinai clinicians laud their favorite innovations in medical history, from the unsung and established to the experimental and cutting edge.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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New Class Joins Healthcare Start-Up Accelerator

A new class of healthcare start-ups have joined Cedars-Sinai's Accelerator program to turn good ideas into medical breakthroughs. Learn about each organization.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 08, 2018

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Can Virtual Reality (VR) Help with Childbirth?

Due to virtual reality's ability to enhance the mind-body connection, researchers are investigating its uses for childbirth labor preparation.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 16, 2018

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Redesigning the OB-GYN Visit

Women and doctors want to improve this necessary checkup.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 13, 2018

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Using Biosensors to Fight Heart Problems Before They Start

What if we had a better way to predict heart attacks and other cardiovascular events?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 28, 2018

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Prosthetic Leg Brings New Life to Former LAPD Officer

Chris' new bone-anchored prothetic makes it easy to spend time at the beach, something he'd been missing for 5 years.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 09, 2018

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BabyTime App Connects Mothers with NICU Newborns

In the Cedars-Sinai NICU, iPads are bringing newborns the most comforting sound they can hear: their mother's voice.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 08, 2018

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Ways to Prevent Blindness: Progenitor Cell Research

Researchers are exploring how neural progenitor cells can be used to prevent and treat blindness.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 04, 2018

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2017: A Good Year in the Fight Against Cancer

Dr. Alain Mita says the number of new drug approvals in 2017 reflects exponential progress in cancer research.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 27, 2017