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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (news)

2022
November
27,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Bert Mandelbaum, MD, medical director of the FIFA Medical Center of Excellence, Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, and associate chief medical officer of Major League Soccer, has been providing medical care to the U.S men’s national soccer team for...
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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
22,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This Thanksgiving, when the Moraleses think about what they’re thankful for, the Thompsons are at the top of the list.That’s because the Thompsons have each donated a kidney to the Moraleses. Seven years ago, Debbie Thompson donated a kidney to her b...
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November
21,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Food Safety Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Cook food thoroughly, 165° for poultryWash hands frequentlyRefrigerate/freeze after 2 hoursStore in refrigerator 40° or belowKeep hot food hot, cold food coldToss leftovers after ...
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November
17,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
For many high school football athletes who play on teams in underserved communities, access to athletic trainers or a licensed physician is a rarity but Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Surgeon and Team HEAL (Helping Enrich Athletes' Lives) Founder...
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November
10,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Diabetes is a chronic health condition that impacts how the body turns food into energy. More than 37 million people in the United States have Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the metabolic disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Contr...
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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
| 06:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
The commercials said that if you joined, you could “Live the adventure.”They were for the U.S. Navy, and Gregory Jones, 16, took note.A few months earlier Jones had started his senior year at a new high school, many miles away from his South Side of ...
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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
28,
2022
| 16:48 PM America/Los_Angeles
Once again this year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s celebrated Halloween with special hand-sewn costumes for the medical center’s smallest babies. The costumes are designed for babies as little as 2 pounds ...
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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
| 14:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ahead of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29, investigators from the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai have new information on stroke-related health disparities. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports, they determined that o...
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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
Cedars-Sinai and other hospitals nationwide are seeing a surge in cases of pediatric RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) that are showing up earlier than expected this year. Healthcare providers are worried about the onset of the virus combined with th...
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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
20,
2022
| 06:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Although breast cancer is more common in women, during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer are reminding men that they are at risk as well. One in every 100 breast cancers in the U.S. is diagnosed in a man, accord...
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October
14,
2022
| 12:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Antonia “Toni” Perez is one in a million. She’s one of 1 million patients in the U.S. who have received an organ transplant, a milestone the nation celebrated last month.Perez recently celebrated her own individual victory: showing her pulmonologist,...
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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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October
10,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer High-Risk BRCA ClinicAs researchers at Cedars-Sinai Cancer explore how to more accurately identify women who carry cancer-causing mutations, clinicians are simultaneously working to monitor, and rapidly treat as needed, BRCA-posit...
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October
05,
2022
| 06:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is opening free flu vaccine pop-up clinics to help the community combat the upcoming flu season, which is shaping up to be a rough one.“We want to make it as easy as possible for people to get their vaccines by eliminating barriers such ...
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October
04,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month with a specially curated gallery showcasing the work of Hispanic and Latinx artists.The artwork is available to the public through a digital gallery online, and to patients and visitors a...
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October
03,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pioneering heart care is a tradition at Cedars-Sinai. It’s a tradition that took root in 1924, when Cedars-Sinai became home to the first electrocardiogram machine in Los Angeles. The roots grew stronger in the 1970s, when two Cedars-Sinai cardiologi...
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September
30,
2022
| 06:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators found using breath tests to identify gut gas profiles can potentially help lead to more personalized therapies for people diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The most common gastrointestinal di...
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September
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Amid the loosening of COVID-19 precautions and a sharp increase in flu cases in the Southern Hemisphere, Cedars-Sinai experts are warning the public to prepare for a bad flu season this year.“Australia and New Zealand had their most severe flu season...
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September
26,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Claudia Huerta, 43, knows a thing or two about transformations. After being diagnosed with a serious, though common, heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), the payroll manager and Maywood, California, resident transformed herself from bei...
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September
20,
2022
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, many people are going back: back to work, back to school, back to normal lives.But one group that hasn’t gone back is the volunteers. Across the U.S., volunteer activity remains low, even as charitable giving has rebou...
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September
19,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jeannea Jordan, who turns 80 in October, is a local sailing pioneer who began racing and cruising her 30-foot sailboat 25 years ago when few women were part of the sport. When a tumor on her spine ran her aground last year and her oncologist at anoth...
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September
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Vascular and cardiac surgeons in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai know all too well the danger that looms when a patient experiences a tear in their heart’s main artery, called an aortic dissection. The condition, however, is often mistaken ...
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September
15,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A novel clinical trial from Cedars-Sinai Cancer shows that active surveillance is an effective treatment for many low-risk thyroid cancer patients. The study, published in JAMA Oncology, also showed for the first time that patients who opted for acti...
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