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 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 ...

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 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.

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...

What Is Cupping? Does It Work?

Cupping became mainstream after the 2016 Summer Olympics, when swimmer Michael Phelps showed up with round bruises on his back. Today cupping is widely used for relief of pain and muscular-skeletal injuries, such as strains, sprains, and...

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Pharmacist Manager Donna Leang

Meet Cedars-Sinai pharmacist manager Donna Leang. Donna arrived in the US with her family after fleeing the Vietnam War. Living in Buena Park, California, Donna has made a nearly 2-decade career with Cedars-Sinai while finding time to ...

Physical Therapy: What You Need to Know

Whether you have been involved in a car accident, suffered a stroke, delivered a baby, or are just getting older, physical therapy can help relieve pain, improve function, and help you get back to your usual activities.

Teeth Grinding: Causes, Treatments and Consequences

If you find yourself clenching your jaw throughout the day, or you wake up with sensitive teeth, a sore jaw, or a headache, you might suffer from bruxism—grinding, clenching or gnashing of the teeth.

Diaphragms Are Making a Comeback

Condoms, IUDs, and birth control pills are awesome, but they aren't for everyone. The latest birth control methods include an old favorite: the diaphragm. Is it the right option for you?

Do Detox Diets and Cleanses Work?

On the lifelong journey to health and wellness, it can be tempting to look for quick fixes and easy solutions. One such option is a cleanse detox diet. But do they work and are they healthy?

The Music of Medicine: Physician Playlists 3

Music sets the mood for many of our life events. It can also set the mood for your surgeon and their team in the operating room.