Bariatric endoscopy, including endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, is an effective new way for obese patients to lose weight if they don’t want bariatric surgery. Patient Holly Logan explains her weight-loss journey at Cedars-Sinai.
A first-of-its-kind stem cell therapy for ALS passes a critical safety benchmark, advancing the search to slow down, reverse and prevent the disease. In a parallel study, investigators are growing patient-derived stem cells to model ALS, hoping to uncover its mechanisms and classify it with more specificity. Can the cure to this degenerative condition lie in the endlessly regenerative power of stem cells?
Patient-centered care is one of the most commonly used phrases in medicine. It’s what physicians believe in and what we promise to deliver. Yet we cannot provide patient-centered care unless we grapple with one of the most urgent challenges in healthcare today: health equity.
Cedars-Sinai is taking comfort and convenience to a new level, providing patients and their families with extraordinary amenities to make their healing journeys as seamless and culturally relevant as possible.
Lung cancer screening could prevent up to 20% of deaths from the No. 1 cause of cancer death—but only if people get screened. Cedars-Sinai experts debunk some of the myths surrounding lung cancer screening.
More frightening than such seasonal spooks are the year-round horrors haunting the microcosmic landscape of the body: senescent “zombie” cells, which refuse to live or die. Senescent “zombie” cells haunt the body as we age and may lead investigators to a better understanding of health and longevity.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicking off in October, you may be wondering what you can do to tip the scales toward sidestepping the disease. No one has zero risk of developing breast cancer, and the first step toward risk management and reduction is to learn about your risk factors.