Articles tagged with 'Urology' & 'Women Health' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Urology,Women Health)

2022
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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May
18,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of pregnancy‐related death, yet a new national survey led by doctors at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that few cardiologists, trainees or care team members are trained in cardio-obstetr...
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May
13,
2022
| 10:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kimberly Gregory, MD, MPH, director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and  vice chair of Women's Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai, has been awarded the Luella Klein Lifetime Achiev...
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May
13,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist Alexandra Dubinskaya, MD, presented a study reviewing the data on the use of vibrators to address a range of female pelvic health conditions today during the 117th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological ...
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May
12,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Treating pregnant women with opioid use disorder can help minimize opioid-related brain abnormalities in their newborns.Led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai, this is the first study to report evidence validating the benefits of using medication for opio...
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May
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.“Training that helped nurses get comfortable with the topic o...
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May
03,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 300 oral and poster presentations from the nation’s experts in gynecological and obstetrical health will be shared at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG ACSM). The confe...
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April
14,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pregnant women continue to have reservations about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite research indicating the safety of the vaccines and the protection they may offer their unborn children.A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control an...
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February
22,
2022
| 09:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Prominent gynecologic oncologist and surgeon B.J. Rimel, MD, recently was named medical director of the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Clinical Trials Office. She will serve as a medical liaison between clinical trial principal investigators and Cedars-Sinai Ca...
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February
18,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new collection of scientific articles published today shines a light on the differences between men and women when it comes to heart health.Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai led the project, which resulted in an anthology of 14...
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2021
December
28,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Stem cell scientists have revealed the origins of a common ovarian cancer by modeling fallopian tube tissues, allowing them to characterize how a genetic mutation puts women at high risk for this cancer. The created tissues, known as organoids, hold ...
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December
02,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have found that blocking the action of a protein called interleukin 6 (IL-6), part of the immune system, could resolve the delirium that often accompanies urinary tract infection (UTI) in elderly patients. Their study in labo...
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November
24,
2021
| 15:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
A research team co-led by Cedars-Sinai has created a method for using widely available data to identify proteins that could play key roles in tumor formation. Called master transcription factors (MTFs), these proteins vary with each cancer type and c...
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October
25,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have found that the incidence of pancreatic cancer—which historically has been higher in men than in women—increased among both men and women during the last decade, with a significantly greater relative increase obser...
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October
04,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
For women of a certain age, monthly breast self-exams were—and are—as much a part of their health regimens as eating right and exercising often. Conflicting recommendations about the practice from healthcare providers over the years, however, have le...
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September
29,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than half of U.S. women will experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetimes, while a quarter will have a subsequent infection. Recurrent urinary tract infections are defined as two or more infections in six months or th...
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August
25,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fertility and pregnancy were often stressful topics even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but now, many who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant have questions about how to protect themselves from the virus while keeping their reproductive go...
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August
03,
2021
| 08:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai and UCLA have developed a new way to detect a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy.The condition, placenta accreta spectrum disorder, occurs when the placenta grows too deeply into the u...
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June
28,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with earlier-stage bladder cancer have a new surgical option to remove tumors. The procedure may improve staging accuracy, lower the risk of recurrence and reduce the rate of complications, according to a leading Cedars-Sinai urologic oncolo...
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February
10,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Valentine’s Day is a little sweeter this year for first-time mother Donet Teimourian, 33, who gave birth to son Roman at Cedars-Sinai in September.A little more than a year ago, Teimourian's dreams of motherhood had been just that—a dream—until her S...
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February
04,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Medical science has come a long way in efficiently diagnosing and effectively treating women with heart disease, but with upward of 500,000 women in the U.S. being treated for it every year, there is more work ahead, says one of the nation's leading ...
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2020
November
02,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New infection prevention practices implemented during the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in significantly shorter hospital stays for mothers and their babies, according to investigators at Cedars-Sinai, with no changes in the rates of cesarean de...
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October
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cris Tortolano calls Felice Densa her “angel” and their unexpected tennis matchup one June day last year “kismet.” While tennis brought the two together that day, what followed afterward bound them in friendship as few other life events can.Prior to ...
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July
15,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Maurice Turner, MD, was a young boy growing up in the San Diego area, his maternal grandmother would tuck him and his two older brothers into bed. Then she’d whisper into their ears, “I want you to become a doctor.” His brothers went in other...
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July
13,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many expecting and new mothers experience emotions of joy and happiness, others suffer from a range of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But a new Cedars-Sinai program is dedicated to helping w...
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May
05,
2020
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has adjusted its visitor policy, now allowing one visitor to remain with the new mom throughout her hospital stay.As the nation locked down during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-...
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March
03,
2020
| 06:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
The new issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai’s flagship magazine about research, is now available in print and online. Published twice a year, Discoveries showcases scientific discoveries and the patients who benefit from those breakthroughs. “This ...
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February
25,
2020
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
ABC's Good Morning America (GMA) recently interviewed Melissa Wong, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai, about results of a study showing that the use of virtual reality (VR) technology during childbirth reduced the pain of labor...
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February
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
What do the latest studies and guidelines say about preventing heart disease, especially in women? Cedars-Sinai experts provided updates in honor of American Heart Month. Here are some highlights:Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand...
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January
22,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Quartz, an online news source focused on topics aimed at business professionals, recently interviewed Eynav Accortt, PhD, about a screening program developed at Cedars-Sinai to identify women who may be at risk for postpartum depression. The Postp...
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