Articles tagged with 'Heart & Heart Surgery' & 'Women Health' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Heart & Heart Surgery,Women Health)

2021
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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August
25,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fertility and pregnancy were often stressful topics even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but now, many who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant have questions about how to protect themselves from the virus while keeping their reproductive go...
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August
03,
2021
| 08:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai and UCLA have developed a new way to detect a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy.The condition, placenta accreta spectrum disorder, occurs when the placenta grows too deeply into the u...
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February
10,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Valentine’s Day is a little sweeter this year for first-time mother Donet Teimourian, 33, who gave birth to son Roman at Cedars-Sinai in September.A little more than a year ago, Teimourian's dreams of motherhood had been just that—a dream—until her S...
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February
04,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Medical science has come a long way in efficiently diagnosing and effectively treating women with heart disease, but with upward of 500,000 women in the U.S. being treated for it every year, there is more work ahead, says one of the nation's leading ...
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2020
November
02,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New infection prevention practices implemented during the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in significantly shorter hospital stays for mothers and their babies, according to investigators at Cedars-Sinai, with no changes in the rates of cesarean de...
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October
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cris Tortolano calls Felice Densa her “angel” and their unexpected tennis matchup one June day last year “kismet.” While tennis brought the two together that day, what followed afterward bound them in friendship as few other life events can.Prior to ...
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July
15,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Maurice Turner, MD, was a young boy growing up in the San Diego area, his maternal grandmother would tuck him and his two older brothers into bed. Then she’d whisper into their ears, “I want you to become a doctor.” His brothers went in other...
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July
13,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many expecting and new mothers experience emotions of joy and happiness, others suffer from a range of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But a new Cedars-Sinai program is dedicated to helping w...
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May
05,
2020
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has adjusted its visitor policy, now allowing one visitor to remain with the new mom throughout her hospital stay.As the nation locked down during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-...
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March
03,
2020
| 06:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
The new issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai’s flagship magazine about research, is now available in print and online. Published twice a year, Discoveries showcases scientific discoveries and the patients who benefit from those breakthroughs. “This ...
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February
25,
2020
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
ABC's Good Morning America (GMA) recently interviewed Melissa Wong, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai, about results of a study showing that the use of virtual reality (VR) technology during childbirth reduced the pain of labor...
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February
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
What do the latest studies and guidelines say about preventing heart disease, especially in women? Cedars-Sinai experts provided updates in honor of American Heart Month. Here are some highlights:Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand...
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January
22,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Quartz, an online news source focused on topics aimed at business professionals, recently interviewed Eynav Accortt, PhD, about a screening program developed at Cedars-Sinai to identify women who may be at risk for postpartum depression. The Postp...
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January
07,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As part of an end-of-the-decade series about health advances of the past 10 years,The New York Times recently interviewed Ananth Karumanchi, MD, Medallion Chair in Vascular Biology and Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, for a story about the prog...
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2019
November
22,
2019
| 10:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Good Morning America (GMA) recently interviewed Melissa Wong, MD, an OBGYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai, as part of a story about a mother who used virtual reality (VR) to reduce pain during childbirth. According to Wong, Ce...
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November
13,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 12, 2019) – Maria Robles Garcia was sure her uncomfortable abdominal symptoms weren't caused by irritable bowel syndrome or from being overweight, no matter that her local doctors repeatedly told her that was the case. Eight months ...
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October
26,
2019
| 13:48 PM America/Los_Angeles
Woman’s Day recently interviewed Jessica Chan, MD, assistant professor of OB-GYN at Cedars-Sinai, about bleeding after menopause and why women should never ignore that symptom.  As the Woman’s Day story details, transitioning out of menopause come...
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October
10,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New heels can help heal this October, with your quest for the perfect pumps supporting Cedars-Sinai in the fight against breast cancer. Cedars-Sinai Cancer will once again be a beneficiary of the annual QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" fundraiser, ...
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October
08,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
If it's October, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when pink ribbons sprout up on everything from suit lapels to yogurt containers, reminding women to turn their attention to breast health—especially mammograms. As 3D mammography, also called di...
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September
12,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Eager to learn about her family tree, Dorothy Pomerantz sent a saliva sample to an online testing company last summer. To her "utter shock," the results revealed that she has a gene mutation called BRCA1, which greatly increases her risk for breast a...
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September
10,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Department of Anesthesiology has been named a Center of Excellence for obstetric anesthesia care by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology.Cedars-Sinai is the only medical center in Los Angeles County to earn the d...
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June
08,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Curbsiders podcasters recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, about rethinking the paradigm of coronary artery disease in women.The Curbsiders team consists of...
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May
29,
2019
| 10:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Washington Post recently interviewed Bobbie Rimel, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Cedars-Sinai Cancer, about ovarian cancer and what women need to know about the often fatal disease.  The article by Sarah Elizabeth Richards points out that ov...
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May
25,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
NBC’s Today Show correspondent Maria Shriver recently interviewed Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, director of the Women's Hormone and Menopause Program in the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute's Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, about an eye-opening ne...
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May
19,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
KTLA Channel 5 News recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai patient and comedian Angelina Spicer about her bout with postpartum depression. Spicer sought help and eventually worked her story into her stand-up routine. And now, the successful comic is us...
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May
01,
2019
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer, Cedars-Sinai Cancer and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have newly identified 34 genes that are associated with an increased risk for developing the earliest stages of ovarian cancer. The fin...
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April
05,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Time magazine recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, about cardiovascular disease in women.Cardiovascular disease is the number-one cause of death in both men and...
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February
28,
2019
| 11:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Jewish Journal’s Debra L. Eckerling recently interviewed Janet Wei, MD, a cardiologist in the Smidt Heart Institute’s Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, about women’s heart health.As the article explains, Wei and her colleagues are focused on...
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January
04,
2019
| 10:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
News website BottomLineInc.com recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai urologist and surgeon, Jennifer Anger, MD, MPH, about drugs for treating sexual dysfunction in women. Given all the hype around the “female Viagra,” are these treatments worth trying? ...
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