A group of renowned scholars have authored a new book in honor of the illustrious career of Mordechai Feingold, PhD, a distinguished historian at the California Institute of Technology known for his work on the history of science.
Women have long reported higher stress levels than men. This may be due in part to gender differences in the stress response. Celine Riera, PhD, research scientist at Cedars-Sinai’s Regenerative Medicine Institute, aims to address an understudied aspect of women’s health.
Physician burnout is at an all-time high because of widespread fatigue and work-related distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In his new book, Alen Voskanian, MD, MBA, explores reasons for burnout, suggesting ways to conquer the problem.
Emerging understanding of childhood obesity has inspired new guidelines that suggest pediatricians should intervene early with more aggressive measures. Here, Cedars-Sinai experts outline the risk factors for childhood and adolescent obesity and its mechanisms and offer context for the new clinical practice guidelines.
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.
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?
Birth and maternal outcomes are a serious area of health outcome disparity in the US. An AI tool aims to better predict who is going to deliver vaginally and who will have a C-section, potentially reducing unnecessary c-sections.