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The Untapped Potential of Stem Cells

It's been 40 years since the first embryonic stem cells were cultivated from mice. Decades later, the applications of regenerative medicine are blossoming. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 22, 2021

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Using IPSCs to make new CART-T Cells

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are using healthy donor cells to create a bank of CAR T-cells that can function in thousands of patients. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Soothing Joints

Novel orthopaedic therapies such as injections of stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are growing in popularity. But surgeons do not always agree on the use.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Research into Predicting Cancer

Everyone has BRCA genes that typically protect against cancer, while some people inherit mutated versions of the genes that increase their cancer risk.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Stem Cells in Space

Is the future of personalized medicine out of this world? Cedars-Sinai is trying to find out by launching special stem cells into space. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Treating Diseases with Stem Cells

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are exploring stem cell therapy to treat myriad diseases. Two major areas of focus at Cedars-Sinai are a form of blindness and ALS. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Myths and Facts: Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital heart disease is usually diagnosed in babies—and often requires time-sensitive surgery. But did you know that even after a childhood procedure to correct the heart's structure, most patients will need specialized treatment as ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 18, 2021

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Breast Cancer Has No Gender

If breast cancer had personal pronouns, they wouldn't be she/her, he/him, or even they/them. Breast cancer has no gender, and that means people of all genders need to learn to assess and manage their personal risk.

Discoveries / Oct 18, 2021

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Artist Perseveres Through ALS

Ken Brenner continued to make art despite a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which gradually paralyzed his legs, arms and hands. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 15, 2021

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Joint Effort: Breakthroughs in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

New techniques in surgery, imaging and analgesia mean that many hip and knee replacements can now be done as outpatient procedures, with faster recovery time and less discomfort. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 13, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Social Worker Marshia Caceres

Cedars-Sinai transplant social worker Marshia Caceres walks patients through the emotional journey of organ transplant and recovery, meeting them where they are. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 11, 2021

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Mammograms, Ultrasounds and MRIs: What's the Difference?

Breast cancer strikes an estimated 280,000 women each year—and some of these individuals will receive the diagnosis more than once. The key to effectively battling the disease: early diagnosis. Mammograms, ultrasounds and MRIs can help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 08, 2021

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Changing the Conversation Around Pregnancy Loss

After pregnancy loss, many well-meaning people make upsetting comments to grieving women that are meant to be comforting. Rethinking the ways you approach and discuss pregnancy loss may help you become a more supportive.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 06, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Alan Kwan

Meet Dr. Alan Kwan, cardiac imaging expert, storyteller and Brazilian Jiu jitsu brown belt.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 04, 2021

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Understanding Interstitial Lung Disease

A full understanding of an interstitial lung disease can help patients get treatment and start to feel better. Dr. Tanzira Zaman, who oversees the Interstitial Lung Disease Program, clarifies the different forms of ILD and how they are ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 01, 2021