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

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Research,Mental Health)

2022
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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November
14,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSCedars-Sinai investigators and colleagues have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that uses computed tomography (CT) scans to identify patients at risk of reduced blood flow to the heart. The tool is able to accurately predict red...
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November
09,
2022
| 11:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a study of pregnant women in the United States, Cedars-Sinai investigators found that a specific imbalance of two placental proteins could predict which women were at risk of developing a severe form of preeclampsia, a life-threatening blood press...
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November
08,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Cedars-Sinai investigators more than $100 million in grants during federal fiscal year 2022, placing the organization among the nation’s top independent hospitals for federal research funding. Cedars-Si...
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November
02,
2022
| 08:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have identified an investigational therapeutic approach that could be effective against treatment-resistant prostate cancer. Results of their Phase II clinical trial, published in the peer-reviewed journal Molec...
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November
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hypertension control and management worsened during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new analysis conducted at three large health systems, led by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study, published in the journal Hypertension, s...
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October
31,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a method that may predict if a woman will deliver vaginally or via a cesarean section. The findings are detailed in a study published in the American Journal of Perinatology. The method involves a machine-lea...
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October
31,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
AI Improves Accuracy of Heart Condition DiagnosisSeveral recent discoveries show that the accuracy of diagnosing coronary artery disease and predicting patient risk is improved with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) models developed by scienti...
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October
28,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $8 million grant from California’s stem cell agency to launch an innovative new clinic that will expand patients’ access to stem cell and gene therapies, increase research and training in regenerative medici...
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October
27,
2022
| 13:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
Several recent discoveries show that the accuracy of diagnosing coronary artery disease and predicting patient risk is improved with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) models developed by scientists in the Division of Artificial Intelligence in...
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October
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A subset of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 had unexpectedly low responses to the immunizations, according to Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings of the new study are published in iScience, a Cell Press journal.In a matched contro...
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October
25,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators took a break from their laboratory work to share their research, network with colleagues and learn from a distinguished guest speaker during Cedars-Sinai Research Day on Oct. 14.More than 350 Cedars-Sinai investigators came together for...
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October
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New data analysis from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that deaths from heart attacks rose significantly during pandemic surges, including the COVID-19 Omicron surges, overall reversing a heart-healthier pre-pandemic trend.Prior to th...
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October
21,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators were able to increase the rate of advance care planning activities by 20% for patients with advanced cancer. The 3 ½-year initiative aimed to prompt more advance care conversations between physicians and patients, fa...
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October
20,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery have identified for the first time a new subtype of immune cell in the retina that is linked to changes—such as inflammation and amyloid deposits—caused by Alzheimer’s disease. By reducin...
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October
19,
2022
| 06:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai have shown that an immune-suppressing drug similar to one used to treat severe COVID-19 reversed symptoms of delirium in mice...
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October
18,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
After 11 years spent in medical school, residency and fellowships, Elizabeth Chou, MD, a vascular surgeon who recently joined the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, has earned her dream career. And she has no plans of stopping there. She’s on a p...
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October
13,
2022
| 13:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
FINDINGSA new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators suggests HER2 signaling may be a key driver of fibroblast invasion and can serve as a target for therapeutic intervention in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.HER2 is a gene that produces a protein fo...
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October
12,
2022
| 09:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Convergent Science Virtual Cancer Center (CSVCC), a program designed to train the next generation of cancer researchers, is holding its first in-person workshop for its first class of scholars. The program, led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer and the Univ...
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October
12,
2022
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have described the types and structures of cells that comprise tumors caused by a cancer called diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. The findings, published in Blood Advances, could help identify new subtypes of the diseas...
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October
12,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The environment could be playing a critical role in the expression of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women living in Alabama, as compared to women in California, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metab...
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