Articles tagged with 'Prevention' & 'News' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Prevention,News)

2022
August
05,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's will welcome its first patients on Monday, Aug. 8, to a new pediatric inpatient facility staffed by an expansive network of clinical experts, who will provide primary and specialty care for children and families.Guerin ...
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August
02,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been named the #2 hospital in the nation and #1 in California in U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals 2022-23" rankings.  The U.S. News rankings are based on patient outcomes, patient experience, technology, reputation (accordi...
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August
02,
2022
| 09:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
Women between 40 and 60 years old are the focus of new national guidelines aimed at preventing unhealthy weight gain that can lead to serious illness. The study review paper and clinical guidelines are published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.“Mo...
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August
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Arnold Paul was born at Kaspare Cohn Hospital in 1924, no one knew a family tradition was starting.The newborn Arnold was a first-generation American, born to Russian Jewish immigrants who had settled in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Ang...
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July
25,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Jason Lozada, 19, would open the medicine chest in his family’s shared bathroom, he would be concerned about the number of prescription bottles for his father, Vicente Lozada, 54, lining the shelves.“I’d see a lot of medications and wonder, ‘Wha...
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July
22,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has awarded a record $36.5 million in grants and sponsorships to nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles that are working to improve access to healthcare, civic engagement, social determinants of health and other no...
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July
21,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, according to a new study led by investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The findings are...
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July
18,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Russell Secker, now 67, was in Lake Tahoe in 2016 to run a series of ultra-distance races with his wife, Claire. The two had completed hundreds of marathons and races totaling thousands of miles. But this time was different. A terrible headache and s...
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July
14,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai’s new director of Obesity Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Amanda Velazquez, MD, is determined to help prevent and treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity in the Latinx community."Our community is disproportionally affected by both condi...
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July
13,
2022
| 06:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new report on lung transplantation success rates confirms that Cedars-Sinai patients experienced one-year survival outcomes of 91.49%, an achievement above the national average of 89.46%.  The data—compiled by the Scientific Registry of Transplant ...
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July
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ever since Corey Walker, MD, became a spine surgeon, the traditional measure of success focused on how well a patient was able to walk, bend or move after spine surgery. Now, with the help of artificial intelligence, Walker is measuring success diffe...
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July
05,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
When it comes to COVID-19 immunity, antibodies do not tell the whole story, according to Cedars-Sinai professor of Medicine Stanley C. Jordan, MD.Jordan should know. As director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center’s Human Leukocyte Antigen and Tra...
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July
01,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2022 Annual Report from the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai is available now, detailing recent achievements from this world-class team offering care for more than 150 complex neurological disorders.Among the departments’...
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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
29,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As families and friends plan for fireworks, picnics and fun this July Fourth, they should also prepare for COVID-19 safety.“We’re currently dealing with a surge of COVID in Los Angeles County, the scope of which has been underestimated given the incr...
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June
28,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
After two and a half years of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming long weekend can feel like a respite from the constant stress, says Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience...
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June
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Construction crews recently completed demolishing a four-story medical office building next to Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, where a new, modern hospital will soon rise. But rather than a dramatic explosion, this demolition happened brick by ...
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June
23,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows for the first time that the path toward heart failure differs for women and men. The important findings—discovered using a novel cardiac imaging technique developed by Cedars-Sinai res...
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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
21,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have discovered that cancerous tumors called soft-tissue sarcomas produce a protein that switches immune cells from tumor-attacking to tumor-promoting. The study, published today in the peer-reviewed journal Cel...
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June
21,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center again has earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)—the highest distinction from the federal agency. This is the fifth year in a row that the academic medical center has b...
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June
20,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have analyzed patient samples, along with studies conducted in animal models, to identify a novel immune checkpoint pathway to treat hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer. This big data analys...
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June
16,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Stroke Center are urging stroke patients not to stop taking daily low-dose aspirin without consulting their doctors. Confusion over a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation has caused som...
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June
15,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has opened new offices offering urgent care for adults and children, primary care and OB-GYN care in one convenient, new building in the heart of Los Feliz. The modern, 10,000-square-foot space is Cedars-Sinai’s first location serving co...
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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
08,
2022
| 08:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Women’s Guild Lung Institute at Cedars-Sinai have discovered that zinc, a common mineral, may reverse lung damage and improve survival for patients with a deadly age-related condition known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF...
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June
07,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Racial and ethnic minorities diagnosed with advanced liver cancer have a lower chance of receiving immunotherapy, the most effective treatment for patients with the disease, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators.The study,...
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June
06,
2022
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recently, Michael Wulfe, who is 61 and lives in West Hollywood, was on the phone with his sister, Stephanie Wulfe, in Dallas. They talk at least once a day, but that day, something wasn’t right. “I was talking, and then I didn’t have the words,” Wulf...
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June
03,
2022
| 11:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Results of a Phase II clinical trial led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators indicate that an immunotherapy drug combination could extend the lives of those diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, one of the most common forms of lung can...
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