Articles tagged with 'Heart' & 'Research' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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2021
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
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
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
21,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
After reviewing national data from nearly 160,000 patients, Cedars-Sinai researchers found that transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, could be a favorable option for some low-risk patients with bicuspid aortic stenosis. The findings were p...
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September
20,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Five years ago, Thomas Cooper says, he had never heard of an “aortic dissection.”But the growing pain in his chest led him to a hospital near his home in Azusa, California, where he learned he had an aortic dissection, a tear in the wall of the aorta...
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September
16,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Natalie Ann Bello, MD, MPH, an innovator and researcher in the field of cardiology with a special interest in hypertension and cardiovascular risk surrounding pregnancy, has been selected as director of Hypertension Research in the Smidt Heart Instit...
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September
09,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer and Tempus, a leader in artificial intelligence and precision medicine, are harnessing the power of big data and AI to design personalized cancer treatment options by creating virtual replicas of patients’ DNA, RNA, protein and ot...
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September
01,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have created a new system for classifying melanoma when the disease has spread to the lymph nodes. This system may offer a better tool for predicting patients' outcomes and determining their treatment needs. The study ...
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August
30,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from the Smidt Heart Institute suggest that, contrary to common belief, the risk of developing high blood pressure has more to do with genetics in women than in men. The effect of genes on hypertension risk, when compared to that of lifes...
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August
27,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A rare but serious inflammatory condition that affects children who contract COVID-19 produces a distinctive pattern of biomarkers that may help physicians predict disease severity and also aid researchers in developing new treatments, according to a...
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August
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have discovered that intestinal microorganisms help regulate anti-tumor immune responses to radiation treatments, and that fungi and bacteria have opposing effects on those responses. The study, conducted in laboratory...
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August
23,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study from the Smidt Heart Institute and the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) that reviewed national data on more than 24,000 patients who had mechanical pumps implanted to treat advanced heart failure ...
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August
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a subtype of cancer cells that could help predict how bladder cancers respond to certain therapies. Their findings likely will guide physicians toward the most effective treatment for patients with that canc...
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August
06,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
ACE inhibitors, a type of medication taken daily by millions of Americans to treat hypertension, diabetic kidney disease and heart failure, could increase patents' risk of infection under certain conditions, preliminary research from Cedars-Sinai sug...
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August
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last week Patsi Saoud, RN, took off her scrubs for the last time and retired after 50 years on the job at Cedars-Sinai.In 1971, Saoud moved from New York to California to join Cedars of Lebanon, which would merge with Mount Sinai to become Cedars-Sin...
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August
04,
2021
| 18:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has selected Jason H. Moore, PhD, FACMI, as the founding chair of the newly created Department of Computational Biomedicine.  Moore, who joins Cedars-Sinai on Nov. 1, currently is the Edward Rose Professor of Informatics and director of ...
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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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August
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have identified a set of brain cells that, when affected by epilepsy, cause memory impairment in patients with a particular type of the disorder called temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE).The discovery could offer a way to measure t...
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July
29,
2021
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the first prospective study of its kind, researchers in the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute evaluated sudden cardiac arrest in a Southern California community that included Latinx and Asian American residents. The...
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July
26,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new look at data from a landmark Cedars-Sinai study of health interventions in Black barbershops, and a new study that looks at barbershop patrons' virtual visits with pharmacists, have added to the evidence that convenient, community-based health ...
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July
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kim Ryberg, 33, remembers the first time she fainted at age 13. Over the next two decades, Ryberg experienced life-altering symptoms like regular fainting spells, extreme vertigo and excessive hot and cold flashes. Her symptoms diminished her quality...
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July
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hyperactive immune cells in the brain may play a role in the early development of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a form of dementia that strikes younger people, according to a study conducted by investigators f...
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July
01,
2021
| 09:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ultraviolet light treatments introduced into the tracheas of five critically ill COVID-19 patients appeared to be safe and associated with a reduction in the respiratory load of SARS-CoV-2—the virus responsible for COVID-19—in all but one patient, ac...
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June
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded $11.99 million by California's stem cell agency to launch a clinical trial testing a potential gene and stem cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegene...
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June
08,
2021
| 08:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) do not appear to have increased risk of side effects from the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a recent Cedars-Sinai study published online and upcoming in print in the American Journal...
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May
14,
2021
| 05:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Talk to anyone who knew Leland Chung, PhD, and you'll hear the same descriptions of the internationally renowned cancer scientist: warm, humble, gracious, brilliant, innovative.Chung, who served as director of the Urologic Oncology Research Program a...
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May
06,
2021
| 08:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.The catalog, described today in the journal Na...
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May
04,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The spring issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai’s flagship magazine about research, is now available in print and online. The publication, which showcases medical research and discoveries and the myriad ways they benefit patients, publishes twice a yea...
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