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

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Research,Cancer)

2023
January
26,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two novel research studies from Cedars-Sinai move the needle on predicting two important heart conditions—sudden cardiac arrest, which is often fatal, and increased coronary artery calcium, a marker of coronary artery disease that can lead to a heart...
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January
24,
2023
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Department of Biomedical Sciences has established a new division that is charged with developing a deeper understanding of the impact of social, behavioral and environmental risk factors on human diseases.  Investigators working in t...
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January
20,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a brightly lit kitchen one recent afternoon, cancer survivors Patricia Rhodes and Evette Knight were part of a group gathered around a convection burner and a sauté pan filled with mushrooms. Cancer dietitian Meghan Laszlo, RD, explained why they ...
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January
17,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study suggests that some patients diagnosed with behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD)—an incurable condition that robs patients of the ability to control their behavior and cope with daily living—may instead have a ce...
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January
16,
2023
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Phone calls from a nurse may improve survival for patients treated for heart failure, according to a new study by investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai.Heart failure occurs when the heart does not pump enough blood to support t...
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January
13,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study led by Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has determined that altering a cellular process can lead stem cells—cells from which other cells in the body develop—to die or regenerate. The findings, published...
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January
11,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study led by investigators at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found symptoms of the increasingly common cardiovascular condition known as ischemia with no obstructive coronary arteries (INOCA) can negatively impact a person’s quality ...
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January
10,
2023
| 10:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new analysis by Cedars-Sinai investigators is furthering the scientific community’s understanding of COVID-19 immunity by showing that similar levels of COVID-19 antibodies are reached over an extended period of time in different population groups....
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January
09,
2023
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have created a unique and detailed molecular profile of endometriosis to help improve therapeutic options for the millions of women suffering from the disease.The study is published today in the journal Nature Genetics.“...
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January
03,
2023
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
One type of bacteria found in the gut may contribute to the development of Type 2 diabetes, while another may protect from the disease, according to early results from an ongoing, prospective study led by investigators at Cedars-Sinai. The study, pub...
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2022
December
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An AI Model of EpilepsyUsing data from human brain tissue, Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists have created ultrarealistic computational models of epileptic brain circuits, allowing them to probe the cause and effect of genetic and other factors. The work, ...
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December
27,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists, using data from human brain tissue, have created ultrarealistic computational models of epileptic brain circuits, allowing them to probe the cause and effect of genetic and other factors and suggesting new therapeutic po...
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December
22,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a new study evaluating the Mediterranean diet and adverse pregnancy outcomes, investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that women who conceived while adhering to the anti-inflammatory diet had a significantly lower risk o...
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December
22,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When it comes to moving stem cell advancements from the lab to the clinic, collaboration is key. And on Dec. 8-11, scientists from around the world gathered at Cedars-Sinai for the third Cell Symposium to discuss the latest developments in therapeuti...
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December
21,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Less than three years after joining the Cedars-Sinai Cancer faculty, hematologist-oncologists Justin Darrah, MD, and Akil Merchant, MD, are pioneering new research and bringing a new, comprehensive set of treatment options to patients in the recently...
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December
20,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have identified how biological pacemaker cells—cells that control your heartbeat—can “fight back” against therapies to biologically correct abnormal heartbeat rates. The research also uncov...
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December
19,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Maintaining good health is a challenge for many, but it can be especially difficult for people facing social barriers like discrimination and lack of resources.   Those social barriers often manifest themselves in health disparities, which the Center...
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December
15,
2022
| 06:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yvette Honda-Schumacher was 20 weeks pregnant and had just had a routine anatomy ultrasound when she was surprised to hear that a cardiologist was asked to come into the exam room. Together with the maternal-fetal specialist overseeing the ultrasound...
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December
14,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a new AI model that can rapidly assess the severity of COVID-19 pneumonia. The automated deep-learning framework, described in the Journal of Medical Imaging, helps aid in the evaluation of disease progressio...
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December
12,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai validated the link between a debilitating heart condition and COVID-19 and, to a lesser extent, a novel link between the same condition and COVID-19 vaccination.Their findings, published in...
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December
08,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Delirium is common among women with urinary tract infections (UTIs)—especially those who have experienced menopause. Investigators from Cedars-Sinai, working with laboratory mice, have been able to prevent symptoms of the condition with estrogen, whi...
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December
07,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai conduct more than 2,500 research projects annually, and many of these studies have resulted in new treatments or have opened the door to future innovations.Here, we highlight some of the most significant Cedars-Sinai res...
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December
06,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have found that even subtle forms of liver disease directly impact heart health. The findings, recently published in the journal Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, help further clarify t...
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December
02,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Women with prolonged mental health problems up to three years after childbirth may be suffering from irregular immune system responses, according to new research by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in the American Journal of Rep...
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December
01,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new theory suggests irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the most common gastrointestinal disorder, may be caused by gravity.Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai and author of the hypothesis, explains that IBS—...
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November
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Speeding Up Treatment for Pregnancy-Related Hypertension An initiative developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators improves the timeliness of treatment for women with severe pregnancy-related hypertension. The team also found race and ethnicity did not p...
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November
29,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An initiative developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators improves the timeliness of treatment for women with severe pregnancy-related hypertension, one of the leading causes of pregnancy-related death. Under the new treatment protocol, detailed in The J...
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November
24,
2022
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 1 in 7 Americans experience bloating on a weekly basis, and most aren’t seeking professional care for it, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“Altho...
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November
17,
2022
| 10:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSA study published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) found that seven major cardiovascular societies were more likely to distribute awards to men and white individuals when compared to women and those who id...
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November
16,
2022
| 04:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators describes risk factors that could make it more likely for people who have chronic pancreatitis, an ongoing inflammation of the pancreas, to develop diabetes. The findings are published in Diabetes Care. Some ...
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