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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Research)

2020
November
20,
2020
| 06:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
A widely used tuberculosis vaccine is associated with reduced likelihood of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that a vaccine already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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November
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and early results su...
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November
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai has established a specialized cardiac clinic to care for COVID-19 survivors who may be subject to long-term heart damage.“This first-of-its-kind program created uniquely for COVID-19 survivors will benefit pa...
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November
05,
2020
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
An enzyme that helps COVID-19 (coronavirus) infect the body also plays a role in inflammation and patient outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that anti-inflamm...
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October
28,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients who were administered a novel antibody had fewer symptoms and were less likely to require hospitalization or emergency medical care than those who did not receive the antibody, according to a new study published in The...
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October
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study shows that the vast majority of patients who visited the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai with suspected COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) symptoms, and who were treated and sent home to recuperate, recovered within a ...
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October
07,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Most COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients in Southern California during the early months of the pandemic appear to have been infected by a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus introduced to the region from New York state via Europe, not directly from China, wh...
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October
06,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Smidt Heart Institute researcher Blandine Chazarin, PhD, a French native, has an important message: “Science is for everyone.” And to prove it, Chazarin collaborated with other scientists to create a comic story about her research that won top honors...
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September
30,
2020
| 11:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
In many patients with Crohn’s disease abdominal fat migrates to the wall of the inflamed small intestines. What prompts the fat tissue to “creep” through the abdomen and wrap around the intestines of many patients with this inflammatory bowel disease...
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September
29,
2020
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Cedars-Sinai addresses a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The research shows how the molecular structure and sequence of the ...
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September
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
To put it mildly, Azaria Lewis has a very full plate. Lewis is a second-year osteopathic medicine student, a teaching assistant and president of her campus' newly formed White Coats for Black Lives chapter—while also paying her bills by working pa...
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August
04,
2020
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Three years after the ALLSTAR clinical trial ended prematurely, the study's data shows that treatments of cardiosphere-derived cells -- the same cells used as an experimental therapy tested in COVID-19 patients -- demonstrated unexpected promise in h...
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July
31,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jeffrey A. Golden, MD, has been appointed vice dean of Research and Graduate Education and director of the Burns and Allen Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai, effective Nov. 1. Golden is currently the Ramzi S. Cotran Professor of Pathology at Harvard...
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July
23,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People age 80 and older account for 19% of patients at Cedars-Sinai, a figure that is expected to increase in the coming years as the general U.S. population ages. The proportion of these patients who are low-income also is growing. Nurse scientis...
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July
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Most patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (coronavirus) pneumonia experienced improvement after receiving a Food and Drug Administration-approved drug normally given for rheumatoid arthritis, according to an observational study at Cedars-Sinai. Outcom...
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July
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study sheds light on proteins in particles called extracellular vesicles, which are released by tumor cells into the bloodstream and promote the spread of cancer. The findings suggest how a blood test involving these vesicles might be used to d...
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June
16,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gender dysphoria manifests early in childhood and can persist for years before patients undergo counseling and treatment, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. The findings also reveal that untreated gender dysphoria can result in poor quality of life for ...
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June
10,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
How can epidemics spread so quickly among entire populations? The Newsroom asked an expert, Cedars-Sinai research scientist Dalin Li, PhD, to explain the math behind the spread of COVID-19. Li was the first author of a recent study that showed how ju...
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April
17,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Is the future of personalized medicine out of this world? Cedars-Sinai is trying to find out by launching special stem cells into space to see if they multiply better there. The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute is pa...
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February
21,
2020
| 05:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
KFI 640 AM recently covered the news that Cedars-Sinai was awarded a $9.1 million grant by the National Cancer Institute to study how fat may promote cancer’s spread to the liver. “There is evidence that having fat in the liver promotes primary ca...
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February
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with thyroid eye disease who used the minimally invasive insulin-like growth factor I blocking antibody, teprotumumab, experienced improvement in their symptoms, appearance and quality of life, according to a study recently published in The ...
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February
05,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A recent study led by Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists provides insight into how altered immune cells potentially could be used to help preserve cognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease.Investigators genetically modified immune cells called monocyt...
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February
04,
2020
| 11:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum, an online news site dedicated to autism research news and analysis, recently interviewed John Graham, MD, director of the Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology at Cedars-Sinai, about new research on a top autism gene – CHD8 – suggesting patie...
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February
02,
2020
| 10:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
KFI-AM 640, a Los Angeles news radio station, recently interviewed Richard Bergman, PhD, director of the Sports Spectacular Diabetes and Obesity Wellness and Research Center at Cedars-Sinai, about a new study identifying that a liver condition may be...
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January
31,
2020
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Orthopaedic surgeons increasingly rely on new therapies to treat a range of muscular-skeletal conditions. But surgeons do not always agree on the use or effectiveness of the treatments that include stem cells and platelet-rich plasma. Now a center...
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January
27,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
People who develop Parkinson’s disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research. The research points to a drug that potentially might help correct these dise...
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January
06,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals how memory and abnormal brain activity are linked in patients with epilepsy who often report problems with memory. The data show that abnormal electrical pulses from specific brain cells in these patients are associat...
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2019
December
26,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
2019 was a year of innovations for the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, capped off with the news that the institute's newly-formed Department of Cardiac Surgery earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The...
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December
19,
2019
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a digestive disorder that causes heartburn and other uncomfortable symptoms, may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults each week, and most of those who take certain popular medications for it still have symptoms...
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December
10,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai today announced a $20 million gift from Dr. and Mrs. Min H. Kao and the Kao Family Foundation to create the Kao Autoimmunity Institute to advance research and treatment of rheumatologic diseases. The gift also will establish the Scler...
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