Articles tagged with 'women health' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (women health)

2020
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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May
20,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study conducted by investigators at Cedars-Sinai suggests that universal testing of asymptomatic pregnant women in labor may not be necessary at every hospital. The investigation was prompted by reports from several large hospitals in New York City...
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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 Strei...
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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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January
07,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As part of an end-of-the-decade series about health advances of the past 10 years,The New York Times recently interviewed Ananth Karumanchi, MD, Medallion Chair in Vascular Biology and Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, for a story about the prog...
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2019
November
22,
2019
| 10:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Good Morning America (GMA) recently interviewed Melissa Wong, MD, an OBGYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai, as part of a story about a mother who used virtual reality (VR) to reduce pain during childbirth. According to Wong, Ce...
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November
13,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 12, 2019) – Maria Robles Garcia was sure her uncomfortable abdominal symptoms weren't caused by irritable bowel syndrome or from being overweight, no matter that her local doctors repeatedly told her that was the case. Eight months ...
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October
10,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New heels can help heal this October, with your quest for the perfect pumps supporting Cedars-Sinai in the fight against breast cancer. Cedars-Sinai Cancer will once again be a beneficiary of the annual QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" fundraiser, ...
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October
08,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
If it's October, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when pink ribbons sprout up on everything from suit lapels to yogurt containers, reminding women to turn their attention to breast health—especially mammograms. As 3D mammography, also called di...
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September
12,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Eager to learn about her family tree, Dorothy Pomerantz sent a saliva sample to an online testing company last summer. To her "utter shock," the results revealed that she has a gene mutation called BRCA1, which greatly increases her risk for breast a...
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June
08,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Curbsiders podcasters recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, about rethinking the paradigm of coronary artery disease in women. The Curbsiders team consist...
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