The Science of Eating: Studying Food and How it Affects Us

For most of us, food is not just nutrition—it's social, it's how we bond, and how we spend time with our families.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 10, 2019

Research Closeup: Fungus and Crohn's disease

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have linked a specific gut fungus with Crohn's disease.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 31, 2019

What are autoimmune diseases?

Because the immune system can target any part of the body, no two autoimmune diseases are the same.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 28, 2019

Research Closeup: Microorganism M. Smithii

A single-celled microbe that lives in our guts has been linked to some health conditions that can be tough to treat.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 14, 2019

Cow Milk vs. Milk Alternatives: Soy, Nut & Others

Which milk is best for you? We asked Cedars-Sinai dietician Keiy Murofushi.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 06, 2019

What Causes Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers?

Is it stress? Is it spicy food? What causes ulcers? To better understand ulcers and their causes, we asked Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist Dr. Quin Liu.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2018

Why Are Ashkenazi Jews Likely to Get Crohn's Disease?

Increased genetic risk factors seen in Ashkenazi populations appear to be rooted in history.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 12, 2018

Food Poisoning: Signs & Treatment Tips

We all feel nauseated or have diarrhea from time to time, and it usually isn't food poisoning. So how do you know if you're poisoned? Learn more from an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 19, 2018

Research Closeup: Fatty Liver Disease & Diet

"We're trying to understand why some people with liver disease progress to cancer, and why others do not."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 07, 2018

What Are Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells?

Think of pluripotent stem cells as master cells capable of maturing into any human cell they want.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 04, 2018

New Organ-Chip Can Re-Create Intestinal Cells

The Intestine-Chip could allow researchers to find the best personalized treatment outside of the body.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 04, 2018

Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance - Diet Advice

Over the past few years, it's become trendy to go gluten-free. But is it really a good idea?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 18, 2018

What Causes Heartburn (Acid Reflux)?

What should you do to prevent or relieve heartburn? And how do you know when you should see your doctor?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 17, 2018

IBS or IBD Symptoms: What is the Difference?

Both irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) cause similar, painful symptoms. However, they're very different conditions. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 06, 2018

Softball Player Fights Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Severe inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) had Serena Melvin fighting for her life, but now the 11-year-old is back to playing competitive softball.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2017