DNA Testing, Decoded

Genetic counselor John Lee, MS, of the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, discusses game-changing advances related to genes, the proactive power of DNA testing—and why consumers may be buying bad science.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

No Time for MS

Scientists don’t know what causes multiple sclerosis or how to stop its attack on the nervous system. But more sensitive diagnostic tools and powerful new medications are helping patients like Amy Fire get on with their busy lives.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

Does IV Vitamin Therapy Work?

IV vitamin treatment therapy has soared in popularity in recent years. Celebrities and social media influencers tout the treatments as the latest and greatest cure to fatigue (or a hangover). But are they worth it?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2019

Heart Rhythm Revelations

Research shows increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest for patients with certain conditions.

Discoveries / Aug 19, 2019

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Patient Transporter Narkie Opong

Narkie Opong takes 13,000 steps during a typical day as a Cedars-Sinai hospital patient transporter, but it's the moments in between all her walking that matter the most.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 16, 2019

Pregnancy After Cancer

Cedars-Sinai investigator Philomena McAndrew, MD, is challenging that conventional wisdom.

Discoveries / Aug 16, 2019

Surgical Strike Against Stroke

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

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2019

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

Dangerous Driver: Genetic Factors Fuel Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Investigators reveal a genetic factor fueling aggressive prostate cancer.

Discoveries / Aug 12, 2019

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Todd Brennan, Transplant Director

We sat down with Transplant Director, Dr. Todd Brennan, to talk about his family, their move from North Carolina, and how they balance work, life and book clubs while juggling medical careers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 09, 2019

A Deep Dive with Data Scientists

Get to know Cedars-Sinai’s bioinformatics champions, who dig through vast data sets to distill meaningful patterns from our genes, tissues and behaviors. Their research is informing new ways to predict, identify and treat disease.

Discoveries / Aug 09, 2019

What You Need to Know About Kidney Stones

Passing a kidney stone is said to be the worst physical pain a person can experience. We asked Dr. Brian Benway, director of the Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, what they are and how to avoid them.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 07, 2019

Brain Mapping

Infant brain circuitry predicts emotional and cognitive health in early childhood.

Discoveries / Aug 07, 2019

Could Smell Impact Metabolism?

There could be a relationship between your nose and your weight.

Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019

Error Neurons

The neurons that help us recognize our errors may hold the key to improving treatments for psychiatric and mental disorders.

Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019