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Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are Looking at the Possible Migrai...

The link between migraines and heart disease has long been recognized, but finding the mechanism behind the connection is a bit of a headache.

Discoveries / Sep 27, 2021

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What to Expect This Flu Season

Last year, the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed the absence, for the first time in recorded history, of our usual global pandemic: the flu. That event—or non-event—h...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2021

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Community Exposure

A new study suggests that even for healthcare workers, community—rather than the workplace—is the more common source of coronavirus exposure.

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2021

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Enzyme Targeted by Coronavirus Influences Gut Inflammation

Although the coronavirus usually strikes the lungs first, it can inflame and damage organs in the body. A study at Cedars-Sinai shows that the enzyme facilitating these attacks is ...

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2021

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Your Head and Your Heart: Understanding the Connection

Research around the link between cognitive health and heart health is growing, with recommendations increasingly mirroring each other. A better understanding could create more targ...

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2021

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The Beat Goes On: How Minimally Invasive Surgery Saved A 77-Ye...

Just a decade ago, surgical options were limited for people like 77-year-old drummer Denny Seiwell, who came to Cedars-Sinai with a life-threatening aortic aneurysm. But advances i...

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2021

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Being Patient: The Delicate Timing of Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation involves waiting, rushing, and waiting. With long delays finding the donor organs, the race begins with the transplant, then a lifetime of antirejection maint...

Discoveries / Feb 15, 2021

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A Double-Edged Sword: Inflammation and Your Health

Inflammation is the body's defense against injury and infection but, left unchecked, it can ravage organs and trigger disease. Cedars-Sinai scientists are seeking ways to dampen th...

Discoveries / Feb 12, 2021

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Employees Jump Into New Roles to Help Cedars-Sinai

More than 400 staffers currently are helping Cedars-Sinai and the community through the Employee Resource Bank, or ERB, a makeshift internal temp-employment service set up in the e...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 10, 2020

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20/20 Vision: The Most Critical Discoveries This Century

At the dawn of a new decade, let’s look back with 2020 vision at how some of the biggest medical advances of the past 20 years have emerged from Cedars-Sinai’s labs and transformed...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Fearless—and No Longer Breathless

Despite an incurable lung condition, Shalini Waran is thriving following treatment including stem cell therapy. Today, she can walk farther and go up and down stairs without being ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Good Blood

In 2015, Kevin McDevitt’s dream of buying a vintage VW van and taking a once in a lifetime road trip was put on hold after a month in isolation waiting to find out if a bone marrow...

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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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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Saving Grace

After a crippling fall, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Kaufman Dance Medicine Center helped aerialist Kerry Wee get back on her feet. After a strong comeback she took a welcome hiatus to rai...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020