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Word: CREPITUS

Crepitus, that grating, crackling or popping sounds that noise that accompanies flexing a joint. What is it and should it worry you?

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Better Brain Surgery

In 2016, the Butte Lab at Cedars-Sinai began testing a very fast laser system that could distinguish between tumors and normal tissue to make brain surgery more precise.

Discoveries / Feb 11, 2020

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No-Fun Fungus: Head and Shoulders and Gut

Dandruff linked to Crohn’s disease.

Discoveries / Dec 19, 2019

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Recipe for Disaster

The Special Pathogen Response Team at Cedars-Sinai, led by Jonathan Grein, MD, is one of only 10 groups selected nationwide to treat highly infectious diseases, like Ebola and MERS.

Discoveries / Dec 10, 2019

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Innovation 10: The XR Files

Virtual reality, augmented reality, and other forms of video immersion—collectively known as extended reality or “XR”—promise to revolutionize medicine.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

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Going Nuclear

Nuclear energy may conjure images of power plant meltdowns or weapon strikes. But nuclear medicine has been saving lives for decades. Today it is used in everyday imaging practices and in therapies to combat diseases like cancer. Here is...

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2018

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FUNGOME /fuhng-ohm/

The microbiome is popularly understood to be the community of bacteria that live and work in our guts and on our skin. But, in fact, those bacteria have a lot of neighbors—including unsung members of the fungal kingdom.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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10 Innovations to Transform Medicine in the Next Decade

Cedars-Sinai’s thinkers, doers, and caregivers offer their takes on 10 innovations that will reshape our health in the decade to come.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Coffee To Go

Colorectal surgeon Yosef Nasseri, MD, is giving coffee to postoperative patients to see if it can reduce the recovery time for gastrointestinal function.

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Medical Monsters

No one wants exposure to the Zika virus, flesh-eating bacteria, or scorpion venom—except scientists who are using these terrifying threats to develop cures and treatments for a host of ailments.

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018