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Women Are at Greater Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Overnight teaser image
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Women Are at Greater Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Overnight

Women are more likely than men to suffer sudden death due to cardiac arrest during nighttime hours.

Discoveries / Nov 02, 2021

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How Cedars-Sinai Innovated Around Vaccine Hesitancy

The path to a post-pandemic world is being paved by COVID-19 vaccines. But achieving herd immunity in Los Angeles hasn't been a straight shot.

Discoveries / Oct 28, 2021

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Can Vitamin D and Fish Oil Lower Atrial Fibrillation Risk?

Research from Smidt Heart Institute suggests vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil do not prevent the development of atrial fibrillation.

Discoveries / Oct 26, 2021

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"Broken Heart" Syndrome Spikes During COVID-19

Incidence of Takotsubo or “broken heart” syndrome increased in 2020, and the COVID-19 pandemic is one reason for the spike.

Discoveries / Mar 09, 2021

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Parkinson's Disease May Begin Before Birth

People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new research going on at Cedars-S...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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Antibody Accelerator

In the race to figure out how to detect and treat the novel coronavirus that engulfed the United States and the world in a matter of months, Cedars-Sinai scientists are looking to ...

Discoveries / Oct 15, 2020

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Headway in Traumatic Brain Injuries

Patients with acute traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are more likely to survive when they’re given beta blockers in the hospital, according to a multicenter study led by Cedars-Sinai...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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The Liver/Cancer Connection

When cancer spreads, the liver is one of its favorite go-to targets. It's the most common site for metastases from cancers of the pancreas and colon. When prostate cancer spreads, ...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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New Spin on Spinal Discs

A new stem cell technology to halt spinal disc degeneration could potentially alleviate back pain in people with the condition, which strikes when the discs between the vertebrae o...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Under Pressure

About 11 million Americans with high blood pressure don’t know they have the condition which raises the likelihood of a heart attack, heart failure and stroke when not detected ear...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Word: CREPITUS

Crepitus, that grating, crackling or popping sounds that noise that accompanies flexing a joint. What is it and should it worry you?

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Finer Fracture Care

Hip fracture can be deadly for seniors. After a fall, about a third of patients die within a year of related complications. Another third will never regain the mobility or independ...

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Gateway to the Brain

While building a brain capable of powering Frankenstein’s monster remains out of reach, Cedars-Sinai scientists have re-created a critical component—the blood-brain barrier, outsid...

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Step It Up

Fitbits and art help patients get moving after surgery

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Heart Rhythm Revelations

Research shows increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest for patients with certain conditions.

Discoveries / Aug 19, 2019