Articles tagged with 'Research' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Research)

2024
February
20,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients who present with persistent atrial fibrillation at diagnosis are more likely to have certain risk factors as compared with patients with occasional atrial fibrillation (AFib). The findings, led by investigators in the Smidt Heart Institute a...
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February
19,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows there is a gender gap between women and men when it comes to exercise.The findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), show that women can exercise l...
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February
19,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The pain experienced by hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is routinely treated with opioid medication, but with little success in actually controlling major discomfort. Cedars-Sinai investigators developed a Proactive Analge...
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February
16,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai who have studied progress made over decades of research say there’s still a long way to go before medical science fully understands how heart disease is different in women than men.But there is hop...
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February
14,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
A collaborative group of investigators used artificial intelligence (AI) to quickly and accurately measure fat around the heart using a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan during a routine test. The technique, identified by the Division of Artific...
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February
13,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s opened a clinic today to provide specialized multidisciplinary care for children with Angelman syndrome, a rare and severe neurodevelopmental condition.“Children with Angelman syndrome present significant difficulties i...
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February
13,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians in the Department of Medicine have created a taxonomy—a classification system including comprehensive, standardized terminology—for the rapidly evolving field of medical extended reality (MXR). The taxonomy was published in th...
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February
12,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Imagine a world in which the digital watch on your wrist tracks not only your step count, but also your blood sugar, heart rate, blood pressure and respiration. Then, the watch automatically sends a personalized health snapshot to your physician, ale...
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February
08,
2024
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physicians in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have achieved two significant firsts: completing the institute’s 100th minimally invasive tricuspid valve replacement and performing the first-ever implantation of a new bioprosthetic tricuspid ...
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February
07,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSCedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have discovered a protein expressed on multiple myeloma cancer cells that drives disease growth and development. The new study found that blocking part of the protein’s unique signaling pathway stops myeloma ...
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February
06,
2024
| 15:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
BACKGROUNDInvestigators from Cedars-Sinai; the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Harvard University; and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel conducted a study to determine where individual nutrients are absorbed in the small int...
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February
01,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators in the Department of Computational Biomedicine at Cedars-Sinai wanted to find out which factors influenced susceptibility to COVID-19 infection and disease severity the most. Was it genetics? Or was it home environment, meaning the germ...
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February
01,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Chemotherapy can be toxic to heart cells. To help protect the hearts of cancer patients, Cedars-Sinai investigators have created a three-dimensional “heart-on-a-chip” to evaluate drug safety. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Lab on a...
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January
31,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Polypharmacy Prescription: Better Interventions Needed to Reduce RisksInterventions to address the risks older people can face taking multiple medications need significant improvement, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings ...
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January
29,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Interventions to address the risks older people can face taking multiple medications need significant improvement, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators.The findings are published in JAMA Network Open.The development and use of medicatio...
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January
26,
2024
| 13:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physician-scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind program that uses immersive virtual reality and generative artificial intelligence to provide mental health support.Known as the eXtended-Reality Artificially Intelligent Ally, or X...
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January
25,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai and colleagues found that women with steatotic liver disease related to alcohol consumption have almost twice the risk of dying within a certain time period than men with the same condition...
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January
22,
2024
| 08:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have used a unique precision medicine and artificial intelligence (AI) tool called the Molecular Twin Precision Oncology Platform to identify biomarkers that outperform the standard test for predicting pancreatic can...
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January
18,
2024
| 10:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research by investigators from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai shows that behavioral activation therapy is as effective as antidepressant medications in treating symptoms of depression in patients with he...
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January
18,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
JanuaryCedars-Sinai Streamlines Lung Cancer ScreeningCedars-Sinai Cancer is taking on the country’s leading cause of cancer-related death with a new Lung Cancer Screening Program. Led by Sara Ghandehari, MD, the program is designed to reach more pati...
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January
11,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators are using electronic health records to identify hospitalized patients likely to have dementia. The method they developed, detailed in a study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, is des...
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January
10,
2024
| 09:32 AM America/Los_Angeles
Women who received standard recommended immunizations during their pregnancy were more likely to accept the COVID-19 vaccine, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. Investigators also identified disparities in vaccination linked to race and ins...
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January
08,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have analyzed the cells within triple-negative breast cancer tumors before and after radiation therapy with immunotherapy, identifying three patient groups with different responses to the treatment. Their study, publ...
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January
03,
2024
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new research study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai aimed to understand the possible connection between COVID-19 vaccination and a difficult-to-diagnose heart condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS. The st...
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2023
December
22,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Due to the holidays, this month’s issue of the Monthly Research Highlights newsletter includes research and faculty-related news from Dec. 1-22. Articles published after Dec. 22 will be featured in the January newsletter.  Smidt Heart Institute Prote...
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December
21,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that women who developed signs of elevated blood pressure during pregnancy were more likely to have residual evidence of abnormal heart structure and function up to a decade after the ...
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December
20,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, director of the Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai has been honored by two national organizations for her excellence and leadership in the field of biomedicine: the Unit...
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December
20,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have discovered a new way to predict whether a cancer of the immune system will recur in patients treated with a bone marrow transplant. Their study, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Oncology, is th...
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December
19,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSCedars-Sinai investigators examined the potential effects of consuming non-sugar sweeteners, including both non-aspartame non-sugar sweeteners and aspartame alone, on the composition of the stool and duodenal microbiomes. Compared to controls...
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December
18,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer is part of an unconventional consortium dedicated to fighting cancer through the integration of diverse scientific disciplines. The effort, known as the Convergent Science Cancer Consortium, is funded through a $3.2 million grant ...
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