Los Angeles Area Protests

Many clinic locations are closing early on Monday, June 1, due to citywide curfews. Please call ahead before going to a non-emergency location. Our emergency rooms remain open for those who need care immediately.

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The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

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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, outside the body!

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Better Brain Surgery

In 2016, the Butte Lab at Cedars-Sinai began testing a very fast laser system that could distinguish between tumors and normal tissue to make brain surgery more precise.

Discoveries / Feb 11, 2020

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After Decades of Research, New Clinical Trial for Cushing's Disease | ...

Starting in 2001, Ning-Ai Liu, MD, PhD, along with other Cedars-Sinai investigators, began establishing a zebrafish model for pituitary drug testing for Cushing's disease because they have a genome that is highly homologous to humans.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020

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Hearts and Minds

Two Cedars-Sinai leaders discuss how to make healthcare more equitable for all.

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020

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MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019

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What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019

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Do Brain Games Help Brain Health?

Neuroplasticity is the brain's ability to form new connections when stimulated, which may prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Do brain-training games work?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 23, 2019

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that damages the brain. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about TBIs and what to expect if you or someone you know suffers one.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2019

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Chelsee Lowe Returns to Teaching Following Stroke

Chelsee Lowe wasn't expecting to end up in the hospital. The first grade teacher was having a conversation with someone when she suffered an ischemic stroke.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 23, 2019

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Surgical Strike Against Stroke

Advanced technique for high-risk patients creates new paths for blood flow to the brain.

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2019

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Fainting vs. Seizure: How to Tell the Difference

Seizures and fainting can look similar, but the causes and treatments are different.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 12, 2019

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Never Too Young to Have a Stroke: Dan Ortiz's Story

"This isn't something I expected to happen at 33, but this experience has helped me reframe what's important in life."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 23, 2019

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis genetics: what do we know?

About 10% of ALS patients have what's called familial ALS, meaning it runs in their family.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 15, 2019

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Cedars-Sinai doctors use telestroke technology to treat strokes

Neurologists at Cedars-Sinai are taking advantage of telestroke video technology to diagnose and treat stroke patients at regional hospitals.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 13, 2019