Although the coronavirus usually strikes the lungs first, it can inflame and damage organs in the body. A study at Cedars-Sinai shows that the enzyme facilitating these attacks is a factor in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Read more.
Research around the link between cognitive health and heart health is growing, with recommendations increasingly mirroring each other. A better understanding could create more targeted care and ultimately reduce dementia risk.
To help uncloud the future impact of the pandemic, forecasting models developed at Cedars-Sinai are predicting, with sharp accuracy, how many patients are likely to need care at the medical center week by week.