Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pain)

2019
August
14,
2019
| 08:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
A new study, published today in PLOS|ONE, the Public Library of Science, demonstrates the effectiveness of using virtual reality (VR) to combat pain for hospitalized patients. The study builds on previous work led by Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, direct...
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June
17,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the opioid epidemic continues to claim lives and shatter families across the nation, a Cedars-Sinai expert is urging physicians and patients to try managing pain without the addictive pills. "Today, more than ever before, we have a host of othe...
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May
24,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
James D. Grant, MD, MBA, has joined Cedars-Sinai as chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and physician executive in Perioperative Services. Known for his distinguished record of clinical excellence, organizational leadership and administrativ...
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2018
September
13,
2018
| 06:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
CBS Newspath reporter Chris Martinez recently interviewed Joseph Tu, MD, a pain specialist with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, for a story about how suffering chronic pain can be a risk factor for suicide. The CBS report zeroed in on a paper publ...
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2017
March
29,
2017
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles — March 29, 2017 — Virtual reality therapy is effective in significantly reducing pain for hospitalized patients, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study. In the study, published online today by JMIR Mental Health, a sister publication o...
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2015
November
18,
2015
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Nov. 18, 2015--Harnessing the power of social media, medical researchers have sifted through more than two billion tweets and online posts to study the harmful side effects of narcotics medication taken for chronic pain. The research...
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