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2020
November
11,
2020
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Blood clots are the biggest cause of death in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) ─ ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. In a retrospective study recently published in the journal Gastroenterology, Cedars-Sinai investigators found that a...
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November
05,
2020
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
An enzyme that helps COVID-19 (coronavirus) infect the body also plays a role in inflammation and patient outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that anti-inflamm...
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September
30,
2020
| 11:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
In many patients with Crohn’s disease abdominal fat migrates to the wall of the inflamed small intestines. What prompts the fat tissue to “creep” through the abdomen and wrap around the intestines of many patients with this inflammatory bowel disease...
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July
21,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai today announced a $25 million gift from Martha L. Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh, and the Karsh Family Foundation, to support the treatment of digestive and liver diseases and the advancement of innovative research. The current Division of Dig...
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January
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM 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. Mor...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 07:02 AM 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
| 06:15 AM 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
| 06:00 AM 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
| 11:41 AM 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
| 05:00 AM 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 Cedars-...
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October
26,
2018
| 15:15 PM 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
| 21:01 PM 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 medical ...
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June
25,
2018
| 10:00 AM 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 Assoc...
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March
30,
2018
| 09:26 AM 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 talk-show ...
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2015
May
13,
2015
| 23:51 PM 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, dire...
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2011
October
05,
2011
| 00:00 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 that IB...
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