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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (news)

2021
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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August
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have identified a set of brain cells that, when affected by epilepsy, cause memory impairment in patients with a particular type of the disorder called temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE).The discovery could offer a way to measure t...
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August
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As COVID-19 cases spike in Los Angeles and throughout the Golden State, driven by the spread of the delta variant among unvaccinated residents, there may be a small sign of hope: More people are finally getting their shot.California saw total number ...
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July
29,
2021
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the first prospective study of its kind, researchers in the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute evaluated sudden cardiac arrest in a Southern California community that included Latinx and Asian American residents. The...
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July
28,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she has asthma, putting her at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19, Angela Reeves-Flores, 33, waited until a week ago to get vaccinated.She delayed because she had been working from home and wasn't going out too much, she s...
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July
26,
2021
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked #6 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2021-22" analysis, exceeding its rank from last year among a...
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July
26,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new look at data from a landmark Cedars-Sinai study of health interventions in Black barbershops, and a new study that looks at barbershop patrons' virtual visits with pharmacists, have added to the evidence that convenient, community-based health ...
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July
22,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Molly Neinstein took up gymnastics when she was just 7. Within a few years, she was climbing the ranks of competitive gymnastics and seemingly on a fast track to becoming nationally recognized.Then, a few years ago, the high school junior from Calaba...
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July
20,
2021
| 19:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
The proposed affiliation of Huntington Hospital with Cedars-Sinai Health System will be moving ahead, as the organizations have reached agreement with the Office of the California Attorney General.The affiliation will build upon Huntington’s 128-year...
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July
16,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the number of local COVID-19 cases continues to rise, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials have announced that all residents and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, must resume wearing face coverings in indoor public sp...
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July
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A month after the governor eased pandemic restrictions, it feels almost like a normal summer in Southern California's crowded restaurants, airplanes and beaches.But it's a different feeling in the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department, with physi...
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July
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kim Ryberg, 33, remembers the first time she fainted at age 13. Over the next two decades, Ryberg experienced life-altering symptoms like regular fainting spells, extreme vertigo and excessive hot and cold flashes. Her symptoms diminished her quality...
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July
09,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been named the chief nursing officer for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.In her new role, Girard will expand upon the work she began as the medical center's vice president of nursing by further developing and maintainin...
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July
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hyperactive immune cells in the brain may play a role in the early development of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a form of dementia that strikes younger people, according to a study conducted by investigators f...
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July
06,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Health experts have a new message for seniors, who they once cautioned to stay home and protect themselves against COVID-19: "As long as you are vaccinated, you can go out!" said Sonja Rosen, MD, chief of Geriatric Medicine at Cedars-Sinai.Before COV...
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July
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has appointed Joanne Laguna-Kennedy, MSN, RN, CENP, as vice president and chief operating officer of Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital.“Joanne brings to her new role a breadth of institutional knowledge backed by years of clinical lea...
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July
01,
2021
| 09:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ultraviolet light treatments introduced into the tracheas of five critically ill COVID-19 patients appeared to be safe and associated with a reduction in the respiratory load of SARS-CoV-2—the virus responsible for COVID-19—in all but one patient, ac...
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June
29,
2021
| 07:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hollywood Park recently welcomed thousands of residents from the surrounding community to visit and tour the new SoFi Stadium during the park's "Summer Bash," an outdoor, family-friendly event promoting health and wellness.Attendees were invited to g...
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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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June
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scleroderma has taken both of Lovette Twyman Russell's lungs and the tips of three of her fingers, but not one ounce of her joy in life. For the 58-year-old former triathlete, getting the right treatment for this rare autoimmune disease – which cause...
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June
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded $11.99 million by California's stem cell agency to launch a clinical trial testing a potential gene and stem cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegene...
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June
21,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurses aren’t just heroes at the bedside. Some have a lasting impact long after a patient goes home. Consider orthopaedic nurse Sandra (Sandy) Nahom—and the young amputee patient she helped inspire after a tragic accident.That patient, 19-year-old Co...
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June
18,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
One week after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Aducanumab, a first-of-its-kind treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Cedars-Sinai memory experts weighed in on what patients and caregivers should know about the controversial drug.Aducanum...
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June
17,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Before 12-year-old Beckett Fouquet heads off to sleep-away camp this summer with dozens of kids, his mother said she was looking for that little extra peace of mind that came with getting Beckett vaccinated against COVID-19."I wanted him to be able t...
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June
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai architects have a rare opportunity to build a hospital from scratch, and they want to get it right.So instead of relying only on models, drawings or photos to guide the design of the new nine-story Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, t...
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June
13,
2021
| 10:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
This week brings a milestone to pandemic-weary Californians: As of June 15, California public health guidelines that have been in place during the 15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic will be relaxed. Those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wil...
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June
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the summer season begins, Cedars-Sinai experts are encouraging members of the community to donate blood at one of seven blood drives being held next week in recognition of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.Armando Romero, associate director of Bloo...
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June
08,
2021
| 08:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) do not appear to have increased risk of side effects from the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a recent Cedars-Sinai study published online and upcoming in print in the American Journal...
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June
07,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit more than a year ago, staying home and limiting social interaction became key tools in the fight against the spread of the virus.Now, as more people get vaccinated, infection rates slow and restrictions loosen across th...
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June
02,
2021
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has opened a clinic for children and adolescents under age 18 who are questioning their gender or experiencing gender dysphoria—marked incongruence and distress between their true gender identity and biological sex. The clinic is run by ...
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