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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Heart & Heart Surgery,News)

2021
November
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fall issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai's magazine dedicated to healing, life-changing scientific breakthroughs—and the people behind them—is now available online and in print. The publication is sent out twice a year to 120,000 patients, medical...
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November
24,
2021
| 15:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
A research team co-led by Cedars-Sinai has created a method for using widely available data to identify proteins that could play key roles in tumor formation. Called master transcription factors (MTFs), these proteins vary with each cancer type and c...
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November
22,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Food Safety Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:   * Cook food thoroughly, 165° for poultry * Wash hands frequently * Refrigerate/freeze after 2 hours * Store in refrigerator 40° or below * Keep hot food hot, cold food col...
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November
18,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new application being used in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is going a long way towards easing the anxiety of parents with newborns in the NICU.The application is linked to a camera called NICVIEW and is installed near the crib of e...
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November
16,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Four months ago, Judy Kronenfeld, PhD, was about to learn whether a suspicious mass in her left lung was cancerous. She underwent two minimally invasive surgical procedures and had a cancer diagnosis, staging and surgery behind her in a matter of hou...
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November
15,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai announced today a $5 million gift from the Jack and Gitta Nagel Foundation to establish the Jack and Gitta Nagel and Family Endowed Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Program to advance clinical training and research endeavors for the next gener...
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November
12,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians who have been on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19 in the community are also doing their part at home by getting their children vaccinated against the virus.Cedars-Sinai’s COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru opened to chi...
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November
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.The investigators are partnering with a private ...
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November
10,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Before there was a COVID-19 vaccine, there was Amy Yamaguchi, a 34-year-old first-time-expectant mother.Throughout her pregnancy in 2020, Yamaguchi was diligent about masking, physical distancing and limiting her exposure to people and places. But in...
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November
08,
2021
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Children who have spent most of the COVID-19 pandemic at home and only recently resumed some in-person learning at school might not feel quite ready for the many gatherings with friends and family as the holiday season approaches. But while kids coul...
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November
04,
2021
| 06:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru is now open to children 5 and older, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine i...
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November
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Daylight saving time ends this weekend, signaling the beginning of a season filled with holiday celebrations and family traditions for many. But for some, the time change also marks the beginning of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as se...
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November
02,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai found that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)─whose treatment can weaken the immune system─produced a strong antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination. The study findings have been published in the Annals of In...
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October
29,
2021
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), staff in the Pediatrics Department and dogs from the Barbara Cowen POOCH Volunteer Program are dressed up for a happy Halloween this year.The medical center's smallest patients continu...
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October
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
California’s attorney general recently approved signature gathering for a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to decriminalize psilocybin, the active ingredient in so-called “magic mushrooms,” and to authorize research into the medical use of the c...
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October
25,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have found that the incidence of pancreatic cancer—which historically has been higher in men than in women—increased among both men and women during the last decade, with a significantly greater relative increase obser...
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October
21,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Worldwide, more than 328 million working women are in or entering menopause, coping with symptoms that can cause professional setbacks and job loss and create financial instability. At the same time, women of all ages are more likely than men to suff...
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October
20,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
One year ago, 12-year-old Lalia Susini arrived at Cedars-Sinai's Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department with a traumatic brain injury and complete paralysis on the left side of her body.Within moments, the preteen went from rising child actress an...
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October
14,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
With children back in school, doctors expect the flu to make a comeback as well.In 2020, when children stayed home and attended online classes, practiced social distancing and masked up, the flu appeared to take a year off. But experts like Santhosh ...
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October
13,
2021
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from the Smidt Heart Institute have discovered two alarming trends in Takotsubo cardiomyopathy—also known as "broken heart" syndrome—a condition that is often triggered by stress or loss and can lead to long-term heart injury and impaired...
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October
08,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is taking a firm stance on vaccinations, releasing a multimedia campaign in support of COVID-19 vaccines and the scientists who developed them.The campaign, which includes eight weeks of radio advertisements, along with social media post...
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October
06,
2021
| 05:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Smidt Heart Institute researchers have found that taking high doses of fish oil supplements—specifically one gram or more per day—may increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm disturbance with potentially serious c...
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October
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The flu seemed to vanish in 2020 as safety measures meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 also worked against the influenza virus. But with some precautions lifted amid widespread vaccination, what will it mean for this year's flu season?"We did not s...
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October
04,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
For women of a certain age, monthly breast self-exams were—and are—as much a part of their health regimens as eating right and exercising often. Conflicting recommendations about the practice from healthcare providers over the years, however, have le...
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October
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have found that aging produces significant changes in the microbiome of the human small intestine distinct from those caused by medications or illness burden. The findings have been published in the journal Cell Reports.“B...
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September
30,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is joining a nationwide study to investigate how children's development is impacted by biological and environmental exposures, especially to opioids, marijuana, alcohol and tobacco, before and shortly after birth. The goal is to develop ...
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September
29,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than half of U.S. women will experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetimes, while a quarter will have a subsequent infection. Recurrent urinary tract infections are defined as two or more infections in six months or th...
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September
28,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
By the Numbers Total number of private patient rooms will increase from 68 to 160 Number of operating rooms will increase from 6 to 10 Number of procedure rooms (Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology/GI Endoscopy) will increase from 1 to 4 ...
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September
27,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator is welcoming eight health-tech companies from across the United States to its seventh accelerator class. The companies are creating solutions for a wide variety of healthcare challenges—from facilitating parts of the pati...
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September
23,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly called RSV, usually affects very young children in the winter months. But this year, physicians are treating an unusual, out-of-season surge both in California and across the country."It is very strange to see th...
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