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2022
May
20,
2022
| 06:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
An innovative mobile phone application was found to be as good as expert gastroenterologists at characterizing stool specimens, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai. The artificial intelligence (AI) used in the smartphone app also outperformed report...
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May
19,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A first-of-its-kind LGBTQ+ cancer symposium is part of Cedars-Sinai's effort to equalize healthcare access and treatment for all—including patients who identify as LGBTQ+. Studies have shown that the way LGBTQ+ patients are screened, diagnosed and tr...
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May
18,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of pregnancy‐related death, yet a new national survey led by doctors at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that few cardiologists, trainees or care team members are trained in cardio-obstetr...
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May
17,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
There's a huge urgency worldwide to find new therapies that help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder that causes people to eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe.ALS attacks nerve cells...
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May
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Deaths involving alcohol use disorder increased dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study also found that young adults 25 to 44 years old experienced the steepest upward trend in alcohol use d...
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May
12,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Treating pregnant women with opioid use disorder can help minimize opioid-related brain abnormalities in their newborns.Led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai, this is the first study to report evidence validating the benefits of using medication for opio...
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May
11,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Before Karla Lopez earned her RN degree, she was a unit secretary at Cedars-Sinai who was so impressed with the nurses on her team that she decided to become one herself."I was able to see the nurses and how they would react to emergencies and how cr...
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May
10,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study shows that “Serenity Lounges”–break rooms equipped with massage chairs and other relaxation tools–reduced feelings of stress, anxiety and burnout among nurses.The study, co-authored by Cedars-Sinai nurse investigators Florida...
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May
09,
2022
| 15:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is open, fully staffed and operational during a strike by SEIU-UHW members. Andy Ortiz, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Chief Human Resources Officer explains the issues. Newsroom:  How is everything going at Cedars-Sinai Me...
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May
08,
2022
| 21:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
To Our Community, Patients and Employees:I am deeply disheartened to share this news. For nearly two months, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has negotiated in good faith with representatives of SEIU-UHW to reach a fair and mutually beneficial agreement f...
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May
08,
2022
| 19:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is focused on providing the highest quality healthcare to patients in our community and around the world, resulting in honors and recognition from every corner of healthcare. “Behind every Cedars-Sinai honor is a dedicated...
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May
06,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Falls and broken bones are common among older adults, but they're not a natural part of aging. That's why Cedars-Sinai geriatricians created a bone health and falls risk consultation program to catch at-risk people before they break a bone or help th...
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May
05,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks—and the...
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May
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.“Training that helped nurses get comfortable with the topic o...
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May
02,
2022
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
In June of 2021, retired nurse Linda Leaming, 70, of LaVerne, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai after suffering a stroke. She was delirious and refusing to eat and drink, and her husband, Rich Leaming, struggled with decisions about her care. Neuropalliat...
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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
27,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients who lose a part of their jaw—whether from injury, infection, disease, or as a side effect of cancer treatment—can have the missing jawbone replaced through reconstruction. But most are left with a life-altering dilemma: Their new jaw is miss...
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April
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators accurately predicted who would develop pancreatic cancer based on what their CT scan images looked like years prior to being diagnosed with the disease. The findings, which ...
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April
25,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
To commemorate a new art exhibit at Cedars-Sinai, Robert C. Davidson, Jr., vice chair of the Smithsonian Art Museum, will lead an April 27  virtual panel discussion called Open Doors: A Conversation on the Healing Power of Diversity in Art. Panelists...
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April
22,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2022 Annual Report from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai is available now, detailing the latest research and medical achievements by the expert team ranked No. 1 for cardiology and cardiac surgery in California by U.S. News & World Repor...
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April
19,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
This Donate Life Month, the Nettleton and Conklin families are celebrating nearly 16 years of being family.The families are joined together not by blood or marriage but by a unique gift: a kidney, donated by Barbara “Babs” Conklin, a first grade scho...
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April
18,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Using advanced techniques for imaging the brain and eyes, along with new biomarkers, researchers in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai are working to present a clearer picture of multiple sclerosis (MS). Their work could lead to improved dia...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Already pioneers in regenerative medicine, scientists at Cedars-Sinai are launching their expertise into space to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spacefligh...
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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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April
12,
2022
| 07:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
Vesicles secreted from human heart cells may repair damaged tissue and prevent lethal heart rhythm disorders, according to a new study from investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai.The research, published in the European Heart Journ...
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April
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the agency made it optional, leaving many people wondering whether they should get another shot.So how should eligible people decide whe...
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April
09,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With many regular blood donors resuming travel this spring amid a lull in COVID-19 cases, Cedars-Sinai is asking the community to help replenish blood supplies that have dwindled during the pandemic. To support these efforts, Cedars-Sinai Marina del ...
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April
08,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has won national recognition again as an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader.The designation was announced on March 28 by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which began a benchmarking survey of healthcare facilities 15 years ago known a...
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April
06,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physician-scientists from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are working to identify genetic risk factors for cardiomyopathy—a collection of conditions that reduce the heart’s ability to pump blood to the rest of the body—and how inherited for...
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