Articles tagged with 'research' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (research)

2022
May
27,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a gene that plays an essential role in the innate human immune system. The gene, NLRP11, helps activate the inflammatory response that tells the body’s white blood cells to go on the attack against a foreign...
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May
26,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Practice-changing research from Cedars-Sinai Cancer shows that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy—a commonly used hormone injection—plus pelvic lymph node radiation, kept nearly 90% of clinical trial patients’ prostate cancer at bay for fi...
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May
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists Discover Gene Plays Critical Role in DevelopmentA new study led by Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's, identified a gene that plays an important role in a biological pathway involved in embryo develo...
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May
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study co-led by a Cedars-Sinai investigator identified a gene that plays an important role in a biological pathway involved in embryo development. The gene's impact at the cellular level could explain why some babies are born with physical abno...
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May
23,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Getting the COVID-19 vaccination strengthened one type of immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients even though they were taking immunosuppressant medication, according to investigators at Cedars-Sinai.The f...
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May
20,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two recent discoveries co-led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai may help lead to new ways to treat patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), a brain development disorder that causes severe intellectual disability and problems with movement.   I...
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May
20,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, a world-renowned leader in pituitary medicine, was named the inaugural recipient of the Transatlantic Alliance Award by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and the Endocrine Society for his pioneering research in pitui...
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May
20,
2022
| 06:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
An innovative mobile phone application was found to be as good as expert gastroenterologists at characterizing stool specimens, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai. The artificial intelligence (AI) used in the smartphone app also outperformed report...
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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
17,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
There's a huge urgency worldwide to find new therapies that help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder that causes people to eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe.ALS attacks nerve cells...
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May
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Deaths involving alcohol use disorder increased dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study also found that young adults 25 to 44 years old experienced the steepest upward trend in alcohol use d...
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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
10,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study shows that “Serenity Lounges”–break rooms equipped with massage chairs and other relaxation tools–reduced feelings of stress, anxiety and burnout among nurses.The study, co-authored by Cedars-Sinai nurse investigators Florida...
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May
05,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks—and the...
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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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April
29,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
AI Tool May Detect Earliest Signs of Pancreatic CancerAn artificial intelligence tool developed by Debiao Li, PhD, director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, professor of Biomedical Sciences and Imaging at Cedars-Sinai, accurately predict...
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April
28,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the goal of bettering nutrition for the smallest babies, Cedars-Sinai neonatologist helped lead a collaborative quality improvement project of 22 California Neonatal Intensive Care Units targeting reducing malnutrition in preterm babies.The 18-m...
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April
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators accurately predicted who would develop pancreatic cancer based on what their CT scan images looked like years prior to being diagnosed with the disease. The findings, which ...
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April
22,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2022 Annual Report from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai is available now, detailing the latest research and medical achievements by the expert team ranked No. 1 for cardiology and cardiac surgery in California by U.S. News & World Repor...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Already pioneers in regenerative medicine, scientists at Cedars-Sinai are launching their expertise into space to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spacefligh...
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April
06,
2022
| 07:18 AM America/Los_Angeles
Making simple changes in the way care is delivered to patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) improves outcomes and reduces healthcare emergencies. These changes also lower the high cost of IBD patient care, according to two studies by Cedars-...
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April
06,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physician-scientists from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are working to identify genetic risk factors for cardiomyopathy—a collection of conditions that reduce the heart’s ability to pump blood to the rest of the body—and how inherited for...
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April
03,
2022
| 06:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new drug shows promise in providing relief to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients experiencing shortness of breath, according to late-breaking research presented today at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Session in Washington, D...
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April
02,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Los Angeles Barbershop Blood Pressure Study is delivering cutting-edge insights more than four years after the study results were published in The New England Journal of Medicine.With help from participants in that landmark study, researchers fro...
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March
31,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Predicting Heart Attacks with Artificial IntelligenceInvestigators created an artificial intelligence-enabled tool that may make it easier to predict if a person will have a heart attack. The tool, developed by Damini Dey, PhD, director of the quanti...
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March
30,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Clinician-scientists in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai developed a clinical algorithm that, for the first time, distinguishes between treatable sudden cardiac arrest and untreatable forms of the condition. The findings, published today in ...
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March
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Adding an anti-inflammatory medication to immunotherapy and standard chemotherapy drugs may provide long-term suppression of aggressive bladder tumor growth, according to a proof-of-concept study led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators. The findings...
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March
22,
2022
| 16:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai have created an artificial intelligence-enabled tool that may make it easier to predict if a person will have a heart attack.The tool, described in The Lancet Digital Health, accurately predicted which patients would e...
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March
18,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a study led by Cedars-Sinai, researchers have uncovered new information about how the area of the brain responsible for memory is triggered when the eyes come to rest on a face versus another object or image. Their findings, published in the peer-...
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