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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (news)

2021
February
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lisa Stewart doesn't dwell on the fact that she might be the first in the nation to undergo both mitral and tricuspid valve replacement procedures. She's too busy counting her blessings.“Life before and after my procedures is as different as night an...
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February
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Healthcare workers might not be so different from the general population in the factors that determine their risk of getting COVID-19. A new study led by Cedars-Sinai shows that healthcare workers are more likely to have antibodies to COVID-19 in the...
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February
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A surgical procedure advanced and studied by vascular neurosurgeons at Cedars-Sinai dramatically reduced the rate of recurrent strokes among patients with atherosclerotic disease, a new study shows.Atherosclerotic disease, also known as hardening of ...
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February
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator has selected and welcomed seven startup health-tech companies from across the United States to its newest class.This year's startup companies are creating high-tech solutions to a wide variety of healthcare challenges–fro...
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February
16,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like every nurse at the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, Hannah Jaruszewski, RN, is skilled at treating patients–from starting an IV and assisting during an emergency procedure to sending patients home with clear instruction...
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February
15,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that women have a lower “normal” blood pressure range compared to men. The findings were published today in the peer-reviewed journal Circulation.Currently, established blood pressure g...
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February
11,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new strain of the coronavirus in Southern California, first reported last month by Cedars-Sinai, is rapidly spreading across the country and around the world as travelers apparently carry the virus with them to a growing list of global destinations...
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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
09,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of Feb. 9 at 6:00 a.m. PT. ...
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February
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leslie Nigos, RN, a Cedars-Sinai Medical Center nurse for 13 years, was caring for short-stay cardiac patients and looking for a change. So she transferred to the Labor and Delivery Unit and was excited to start a new career path.Then, the COVID-19 p...
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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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February
03,
2021
| 16:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators recently discovered a new strain of the coronavirus that likely contributed to the crisis-level surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles over the holidays. Jeffrey A. Golden, MD, vice dean of Research and Graduate Education a...
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February
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the first time in humans, investigators at Cedars-Sinai have identified the neurons responsible for canceling planned behaviors or actions—a highly adaptive skill that when lost, can lead to unwanted movements.Known as “stop signal neurons,” thes...
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February
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The COVID-19 vaccines have been described by many as the light at the end of the tunnel and the best tool we have to stop this pandemic. But along with the vaccine rollout, there have been a number of myths circulating about their safety and effectiv...
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January
27,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai chaplains usually spend their days rounding on patients, tending to the sick and their families by offering a listening ear, a guiding word or a hopeful prayer.But the COVID-19 pandemic has altered their workload, with chaplains increasi...
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January
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched the COVID-19 Recovery Program to meet the needs of a growing number of COVID-19 patients who experience lingering symptoms weeks and even months after physicians say they are virus-free.In the multidisciplinary program, pati...
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January
25,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Shari Baugh, 61, woke up on her birthday last October, she had two new reasons to be grateful for another trip around the sun: the healthy heart and kidney she had just received from Cedars-Sinai transplant surgeons.“When I think about the timin...
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January
20,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai has found for the first time that during nighttime hours, women are more likely than men to suffer sudden death due to cardiac arrest. Findings we...
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January
18,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
LeVar Burton—the veteran actor, producer and activist—was terrified when he first played the role of Martin Luther King Jr.The host of Cedars-Sinai's 19th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration was then only 11 years old, and Burton's performa...
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January
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is one of many Los Angeles area hospitals experiencing blood product shortages this month, and experts are encouraging prospective donors to roll up their sleeves and give in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Armando Romero, associate ...
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January
13,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Cedars-Sinai employees have stepped-up and stepped-in to support patients and colleagues alike. And while there has been no shortage of selflessness, one group of volunteers shines a bright light on both the innovation...
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January
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Anyone who sees Colin Clark, 57, running, cycling or swimming around the Big Island of Hawaii, likely notices his athleticism and the smile permanently adorning his face.There is no noticeable hint of Clark's recent history: Just one year ago, Clark ...
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January
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cell-derived exosomes are effective in treating disease when mixed with the dominant protein in breast milk and given orally, a new Smidt Heart Institute study of laboratory mice shows. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Extracel...
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January
08,
2021
| 12:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the past month, as COVID-19 cases in Southern California multiplied exponentially, Cedars-Sinai frontline caregivers and their patients have been prominent in the news. “As our state, county and medical center continue to be inundated with critic...
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January
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wear a mask. Wash your hands frequently. Don't get together with people outside your own household. After more than 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, these messages are starting to sound like background noise."People definitely have pandemic fatigu...
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2020
December
31,
2020
| 14:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has plunged the region's healthcare systems into a crisis, a Cedars-Sinai physician and nurses pleaded for Los Angeles residents to follow pandemic safety guidelines in a series of videos released today...
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December
31,
2020
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Walter E. Gomez Saldana, 41, has been battling COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai for almost a full month. He spent two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) fighting for his life and now, more than a week in a step-down floor as he continues to recover.“I th...
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December
30,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People who move due to unaffordable housing are at increased risk of failing to receive the medical care they need, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, Los Angeles. The study, published online in the Journal o...
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December
29,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ueli Rutishauser, PhD, professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai, has dedicated his career to understanding how new memories are formed and stored in the brain. His latest work, involving the recording of patients' ...
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December
28,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pediatric neurosurgeon Moise Danielpour, MD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Pediatric Neurosurgery Program, was recently named editor-in-chief of the journal Pediatric Neurosurgery.“I am delighted and honored to take over the helm of the journal, follo...
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