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Medicine’s Gender Gap

Women continue to make strides in the medical field, but disparities remain. Here is a brief by-the-numbers account of the triumphs and challenges of women in medicine.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Memory Lane

How do we store memories? Recently, investigators at Cedars-Sinai made a surprising discovery about short-term memory, which is the ability to maintain ideas, thoughts, images, and...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Mend the Gap

What if you could coax broken bones to regrow their own tissue? A pioneering method combining stem cells and gene therapy may do just that.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Of Hearts and Hormones

Over the past 15 years, fear of cancer and other risks has led to far fewer women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT). New evidence may reverse that trend.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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On Top of Their Game

Parkinson’s disease notoriously robs the body of its ability to move. The five men and women portrayed here slowed the excruciating creep of the disease in the most challenging way...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Pain Points

To help address the nation’s opioid crisis, Cedars-Sinai is investigating the best way to discuss these highly addictive drugs with chronic pain patients.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Safer Heart Surgeries

While most patients recover fully from open-heart surgery, some suffer long-term effects from the stress caused by the operation. Cedars-Sinai scientists are collecting data — and ...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Could a Third Form of Diabetes Exist?

Mark Goodarzi, MD, PhD, leads a multisite research group studying Type 3c diabetes to find out if it is truly a distinct form of diabetes or another manifestation of Type 2.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Warning: Learning Curve Ahead

Cedars-Sinai’s stellar caregivers and investigators reveal lessons learned during their first days in medicine as well as surprising tales of the superstar mentors, savvy nurses, a...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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We Have the Technology

Physicians don’t need new machines to predict congenital heart defects in newborns — they just need to better use existing resources.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017