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Small Portions, Full Life

After a long journey, Natalie Harris got her life back after receiving personalized treatment at Cedars-Sinai for Crohn's disease. Today, the Texas native says she's in the best sh...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Side by Side

Mary Wong Lee was one of the first patients to receive an experimental vaccine for an aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. That treatment gave her time which meant she co...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Your Fertility and Your Future

Krista Parker had just begun planting roots for herself. What she didn’t know was that she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Nor did she know the extent of the l...

Discoveries / Oct 21, 2020

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Climate Change and Health

Medical experts anticipate that between 2030 and 2050 at least 250,000 people will die from complications caused by climate change. We asked Cedars-Sinai experts share the ways our...

Discoveries / Oct 20, 2020

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Heart to Heart

The inaugural chairs of two departments in the Smidt Heart Institute were recruited for their inventive approaches to improving patient care. In turn, Christine Albert, MD, and Joa...

Discoveries / Oct 19, 2020

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A Real-Life Stress Test

Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication new mothers experience, affecting 1 in 7 women, and one of the ailments they’re most reluctant to talk about. Cedars-Sin...

Discoveries / Oct 16, 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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DIY Pandemic Supply

When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened Cedars-Sinai’s access to critical supplies, the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator quickly improvised a solution: Do it ourselves. Leaders from the tech...

Discoveries / Oct 15, 2020

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All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Belong?

Exercise classes help older adults build social connections. A community-based Cedars-Sinai study called Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place (LEAP) that began offering free health ...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Care for the Spirit

Hospitalized patients have complex spiritual needs. The Cedars-Sinai Spiritual Care department provides crucial guidance and comfort to patients in medical crisis. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Caution Vape

Vaping may be as harmful to the heart as traditional cigarettes—if not more so, but it's not just the nicotine. We asked Florian Rader, MD, of the of the Cedars-Sinai Human Physiol...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Easy to Digest

Study of the microbiome—the trillions of bacteria living in and on our bodies—traditionally focuses on the colon. Stool has been the star when it comes to understanding how colonie...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 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