Articles tagged with 'Infectious Diseases' & 'Guerin Childrens' & 'Pediatric ID' & 'Pediatrics' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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2022
October
28,
2022
| 16:48 PM America/Los_Angeles
Once again this year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s celebrated Halloween with special hand-sewn costumes for the medical center’s smallest babies. The costumes are designed for babies as little as 2 pounds ...
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October
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A subset of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 had unexpectedly low responses to the immunizations, according to Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings of the new study are published in iScience, a Cell Press journal.In a matched contro...
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October
25,
2022
| 09:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
Eugene Kim, MD, a leader in pediatric general surgery and neuroblastoma research, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric General Surgery and vice chair of Pediatric Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s.Established in December 2021,...
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October
25,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai and other hospitals nationwide are seeing a surge in cases of pediatric RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) that are showing up earlier than expected this year. Healthcare providers are worried about the onset of the virus combined with th...
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September
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Amid the loosening of COVID-19 precautions and a sharp increase in flu cases in the Southern Hemisphere, Cedars-Sinai experts are warning the public to prepare for a bad flu season this year.“Australia and New Zealand had their most severe flu season...
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September
14,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a senior at Burbank High School, Keith Kasitz has his future ahead of him. But what he’s looking forward to right now is getting back to playing the sport he loves: football.As a right tackle and right guard, Kasitz is accustomed to getting hit, b...
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September
02,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Dhillon family seemed to be living the California dream, enjoying the waterway just steps from their home on Naples Island. But a little more than five years ago, when their daughter, Daya, began feeling ill, the Dhillon family’s California dream...
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August
26,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the U.S., stoking fear and confusion about the way the virus is spread, who is at risk and where to seek treatment.“After living through a life-altering pandemic for the past few years, it’s understandable that peop...
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August
18,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the past two-plus years, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children’s education and frustrated parents. Today, with the back-to-school season in full swing, Suzanne Silverstein, MA, ART, founding director of Cedars-Sinai Share & Care, and Rose ...
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August
10,
2022
| 17:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Eleven-year-old Ayden Dzuben settled into a bright yellow room at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's this week, the first patient to enter the new pediatric inpatient facility after years of planning."Oh my gosh, I like this a lot," said Ayden, who was b...
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July
07,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have proposed a theory for how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, infects the body. Their hypothesis, published in Frontiers in Immunology, could explain why some people still have symptoms long after the initia...
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July
07,
2022
| 07:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
A Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist who has made seminal discoveries related to a syndrome that some children develop after becoming sick with COVID-19 is the winner of this year's Cedars-Sinai Prize for Research in Scientific Medicine (PRISM).Moshe A...
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June
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first rule of sun safety is to start young."When it comes to kids and sun-safety habits, it’s essential to start early and to model the behaviors we want our children to use throughout life," said Tracy Zaslow, MD, pediatric sports medicine speci...
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June
25,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
KTLA 5 and Parade.com recently interviewed infectious disease specialist Jonathan D. Grein, MD,  director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, about Los Angeles County’s first patient likely to have monkeypox and how to avoid the virus.   In ear...
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June
22,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
For many families with young children, the moment they have been waiting for has finally arrived: The U.S. Food and  Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech for children 6 mo...
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June
16,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Sacramento Bee recently interviewed Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate medical director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, about the first confirmed monkeypox case in California and how to best manage the outbreak, which started in Europe a...
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June
14,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Inside the new, 23,000-square-foot Guerin Children’s, walls are painted in cheerful yellows, greens and blues. Artificial skylights are timed to brighten and darken as the sun rises and sets. Interactive-art installations feature whimsical characters...
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June
13,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many 21-year-olds celebrate their coming of age in bars and nightclubs, Andrew Solis is celebrating freedom by finally going home—equipped with a new heart and liver—after nearly eight months at Cedars-Sinai. “Before my heart and liver transpla...
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June
01,
2022
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Cedars-Sinai is hosting a first-look tour of Guerin Children’s, a new 26-bed facility that will offer advanced pediatric care, leading-edge research, and physician education and training.The family-friendly space on the Cedars-Sinai campus will...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like a lot of young children, from the time she was a year old, Cassidy Clapp was plagued by one ear infection after another.Usually, an ear infection diagnosis meant Cassidy would undergo a round of antibiotics. But when her Orange County pediatrici...
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May
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study co-led by a Cedars-Sinai investigator identified a gene that plays an important role in a biological pathway involved in embryo development. The gene's impact at the cellular level could explain why some babies are born with physical abno...
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April
28,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the goal of bettering nutrition for the smallest babies, Cedars-Sinai neonatologist helped lead a collaborative quality improvement project of 22 California Neonatal Intensive Care Units targeting reducing malnutrition in preterm babies.The 18-m...
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April
14,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pregnant women continue to have reservations about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite research indicating the safety of the vaccines and the protection they may offer their unborn children.A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control an...
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April
13,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like many collegiate athletes, Dahlia Fink, 18, was introduced to sports at a young age.  "When she was 4 years old, I took her to a baseball clinic at the park, and that was when she first started playing," said Dahlia's father, Christopher Fink. "I...
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March
11,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Huntington Hospital affiliated-physician John Rodarte, MD, traveled to Ukraine this week on a humanitarian mission to rescue two dozen special needs orphans from the war-torn country.Rodarte has teamed up with a global group of volunteers for the mis...
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March
10,
2022
| 15:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
A cell therapy developed by the executive director of the Smidt Heart Institute stabilizes weakened muscles–including the heart muscle–in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal The Lance...
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February
10,
2022
| 11:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
The highly contagious omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 became the dominant strain in the United States in mid-December 2021, coinciding with a rise in hospitalizations of patients with COVID-19. Among those admitted during the omicron surge, vaccinated ...
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January
05,
2022
| 12:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles County is reporting record numbers of COVID-19 cases as the omicron variant continues to spread. To help the community navigate this current pandemic surge, Cedars-Sinai experts shared updates on the most important things Angelenos need t...
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2021
December
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As we approach the two-year mark of battling COVID-19, Cedars-Sinai 's Newsroom Team aims to brighten the holiday season with stories about our patients, our caregivers and their medical triumphs. Click here to read the collection. Happy Holidays to ...
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December
17,
2021
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has named Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized innovator in pediatrics and genetics, as the inaugural executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's and the David and Meredith Kaplan Distinguished Chair in Children's...
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