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Do Fertility and Ovulation Apps Work?

Many women use mobile apps that can track fertility and ovulation, but do these apps really help with getting pregnant? Dr. Jessica Chan, an OB-GYN at Cedars-Sinai, helps answer the question if fertility apps work and explains the pros ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 29, 2020

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Fertility Expert Dr. Margareta Pisarska

For Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Margareta Pisarska, life is all about family. She went into reproductive medicine to help people have families and recognizes that "family" doesn't have to be mean blood relatives or your biologic children. It's ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 24, 2020

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Should I Use CBD Products on My Skin?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is making its way into food and alternative medicine. But it's also entering the beauty products market as CBD infused make-up, lotions, and creams. We asked a Cedars-Sinai dermatologist if they're safe or effective.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 22, 2020

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Improv After Cancer

Laughter may be the best medicine. The director of Cedars-Sinai's Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship program, Arash Asher, MD, helped create an improv comedy class and is evaluating its benefits to patients.

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Ovarian Cancer Culprits

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai look to pinpoint genes tied to increased ovarian cancer risk. They hope the findings will help identify ways to prevent ovarian cancer from progressing to late, lethal stages.

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Step It Up

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Athletes Can Return to Play in Half the Time with New Thumb Ligament Surgery ...

Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic program has developed an internal brace augmentation technique as a method for repairing thumb ulnar collateral ligament tears (UCL), a game-changer for athletes who want faster, better ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 19, 2020

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Nut Butters: Which One Is Healthiest?

You can choose from peanut butter, cashew butter, walnut butter and more. But what’s the difference in their nutritional values?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 17, 2020

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Tumors & Plants: What They Have in Common

Cancer cells can reshape their surrounding environments—just like invasive plants.

Discoveries / Jan 16, 2020

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Collagen for Your Skin: Healthy or Hype?

Taking collagen supplements to help your skin look more youthful is a popular beauty trend. But do collagen products really work? Dermatologist Dr. Ohara Aivaz weighs in on the latest skin care products.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020

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GH Therapy a Potential Risk to Older Adults

Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, cautions against Growth Hormone therapy in individuals who are not Growth Hormone-deficient citing concerns that GH therapy is being prescribed to older adults, ignoring the serious risks associated with this ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020

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Cedars-Sinai Team Performs Lifesaving Gastric Cancer Surgery

After the collaboration and dedication among a referring oncologist and the Cedars-Sinai Minimally Invasive GI Surgery team and the upper GI tumor board, surgeons at Cedars-Sinai were able to treat this unique case of gastric medullary ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 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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Cedars-Sinai Researchers May Revolutionize How Orthopaedic Injuries Are ...

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai may soon revolutionize how severe orthopaedic injuries are treated by harnessing the power of stem cells, gene therapy and ultrasound.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020

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Pulmonary Embolism Team Among First in the Nation

As one of the first hospitals in the nation with a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT), Cedars-Sinai has a team of experts, available around-the-clock, to provide prompt attention and deliver lifesaving care to patients affected by a...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020