Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Gastroenterology & GI Surgery)

2020
January
12,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The AARP Bulletin recently interviewed Ali Rezaie, MD, medical director of GI Motility at Cedars-Sinai, about what patients should do if their medications are recalled. As AARP Bulletin explains, tainted drugs have made headlines in recent months....
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 04:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a digestive disorder that causes heartburn and other uncomfortable symptoms, may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults each week, and most of those who take certain popular medications for it still have symptoms...
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December
04,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai has expanded its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroenterology practice, patients can now also find specialists in primary care, oncology, neu...
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July
03,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
MD Magazine recently published a video and a transcript from an interview featuring a team of experts on Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. The panel interview, Expert Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, was moderated ...
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March
15,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gluten-Free Living magazine recently interviewed Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, a registered dietician in the Nutrition and Integrative Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) program at Cedars-Sinai, about the connection between gluten, Crohn’s Disease and ...
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2018
December
03,
2018
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the first time, a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited course in GI surgery is available for streaming to surgeons and medical professionals. The course is a collaboration between medical experts at Ced...
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October
26,
2018
| 12:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Newschannel recently interviewed Shervin Rabizadeh, MD, director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai, and one of his pediatric IBD patients about the growing number of children being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Dis...
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August
13,
2018
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018–19” as one of the 10 best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 in a select group of 20 Honor Roll hospitals and also had 12 medi...
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June
25,
2018
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched an initiative to accelerate the development of novel drugs, devices and therapies aimed at improving treatments for patients with gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Physician-scientists and others in the Medically A...
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March
30,
2018
| 06:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Katie Couric didn’t waste much time following Jimmy Kimmel’s 50th birthday to cajole him into getting his first screening colonoscopy—accompanied by the newswoman herself--broadcast on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The segment shows Couric driving the ta...
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2015
May
13,
2015
| 08:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - May 14, 2015 – Millions of people afflicted by irritable bowel syndrome can now be diagnosed quickly and accurately with two simple blood tests developed by a Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist. The tests, created by Mark Pimentel, MD, ...
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2011
October
05,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have reported two advances in the understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 30 million people. One study provides further evidence tha...
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