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Blood Clots May Complicate Aortic Valve Replacements Previously Thought Not to Require the Use of Blood Thinners

Heart valve replacements made from tissue (bioprosthetic valves) have long been thought to be spared the complication of blood clot formation. Researchers have now found that about 15 percent of all bioprosthetic aortic heart valve patients develop...
2-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai, Durham Veterans Affairs Combat Painful Bladder Condition

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 1, 2015) – Investigators from Cedars-Sinai and the Durham Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center are teaming up to develop a better understanding of interstitial cystitis, a painful bladder disease that has few effective treatment...
1-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for Sept.


The Sept. tip sheet from Cedars-Sinai includes story ideas about a horsewoman with young onset Parkinson's disease who is back in the saddle thanks to deep brain stimulation surgery, the potential of technology to improve patient care, a...
28-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for Aug. 2015

The August tip sheet includes story ideas related to prostate and breast cancer research, an enhanced Cedars-Sinai footprint, and the establishment of the Dr. Jerry H. Buss Surgical Oncology Fellowship.
11-Aug-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biomarker Identified in Breast and Prostate Cancers Holds Promise for Treating Disease

Cedars-Sinai researchers have identified a novel genetic biomarker responsible for the progression of many breast and prostate cancers. The finding could bolster efforts to better identify patients who respond to certain types of chemotherapy drugs.
6-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical Tip Sheet from Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai's July tip sheet includes story ideas about gene editing, a summer stem cell program for high school students, sudden cardiac arrest in African-Americans, and a "wrist watch" type device that is helping to track the movements of...
29-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Low-Dose Irradiation, Researchers Can Now Edit Human Genes

For the first time, researchers have employed a gene-editing technique involving low-dose irradiation to repair patient cells, according to a study published in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. This method, developed by researchers in...
22-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

African-Americans Face Twice the Rate of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Compared to Caucasians

Compared to Caucasians, African-Americans face twice the rate of sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
16-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Metastatic Melanoma Expert Available for Comment

20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More


Kidney cancer immunotherapy, MS and depression, ACE and Alzheimer's, air pollution and brain tumors, and more are story ideas detailed in the Feb. tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai.
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Leading Colon Cancer Expert Available to Comment on CDC Report that Too Few Undergo Colon Screening

A Cedars-Sinai physician and colon cancer expert is available to comment on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention report that too few patients, age 50 to 75, are screened by colonoscopy or less invasive test options.
7-Nov-2013 2:20 AM EST

Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery

28-Oct-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Stem Cell Clinical Trials Expert to Lead Cardiology Division at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Timothy D. Henry, MD, an expert known for his innovative work in developing stem cell treatments for advanced heart disease patients, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute as director of Cardiology. As Henry begins his tenure, Prediman K....
23-Jul-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Medical Experts Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patent

13-Jun-2013 3:30 PM EDT

In Honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, Expert Recommends Top Three Tips for Survivorship


Incorporating just three easy steps into a daily routine can increase a cancer patient’s chance at survival, according to a physician who specializes in cancer survivorship. Five cancer survivors with compelling stories are available for...
29-May-2013 4:30 PM EDT

Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer

27-Mar-2013 3:35 PM EDT

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