Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pulmonology)

2019
October
28,
2019
| 08:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Wildfires continue to burn throughout Southern California, forcing many people to evacuate their homes and workplaces. Even if you don't live in an evacuation zone, smoke from the fires can pose a serious health risk. "Smoke can present special...
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October
24,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A Cedars-Sinai lung specialist is speaking out to encourage parents and teens to snuff out vaping. “Anytime you inhale something harmful into your lungs, it travels to the small airways and air sacks causing inflammation and damage to the lungs. T...
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August
07,
2019
| 06:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Zab Mosenifar, MD, professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, was recently interviewed by longtime BBC correspondent Peter Bowes for his 100th episode of the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. The nearly one...
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March
20,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human tissue samples, may have implicatio...
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2016
November
22,
2016
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
  Los Angeles — Nov. 22, 2016 — Cedars-Sinai investigators have pinpointed a major cause of pulmonary fibrosis, a mysterious and deadly disease that scars the lungs and obstructs breathing. The disease, which has no known cure, appears to result f...
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