Researchers in the Women’s Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai’s Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have identified a series of 10 genes that may signify a trifecta of benefits for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and ultimately reflect...
12/9/2013 6:00 AM EST
Cedars-Sinai Receives Fourth Straight Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence From American Nurses Credentialing Center
For the fourth time in a row, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has granted Cedars-Sinai the Magnet® recognition, the most prestigious designation a healthcare organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
12/4/2013 11:00 PM EST
As cancer research continues to evolve, scientists rely on specimen samples, such as tissue, blood or urine, from generous patients to advance discoveries and personalize care. Tucked away in freezers chilled to minus 80 degrees Celsius are blood...
12/2/2013 12:30 PM EST
Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute have designed and tested a novel, minute-long procedure to prepare human amniotic membrane for use as a scaffold for specialized stem cells that may be used to treat some corneal...
11/26/2013 8:00 PM EST
Story ideas for this month include Alzheimer's disease, brain cancer research, ALS, mitral valve repair, Autism research and more.
11/26/2013 12:40 PM EST
Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according to...
11/21/2013 8:00 PM EST
Alzheimer’s disease has joined cancer at the top of the list of feared diagnoses, and although Alzheimer’s does have the potential to devastate millions of patients and families, there are reasons for hope – and possibly opportunities to...
11/21/2013 8:00 PM EST
Certain neurons in the brain’s “face-recognition center” perform differently in patients who have autism. In what are believed to be the first studies of their kind, Cedars-Sinai researchers recording the real-time firing of individual nerve...
11/13/2013 7:00 PM EST
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.
11/7/2013 2:20 AM EST
Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery
10/28/2013 7:00 PM EDT
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....
7/23/2013 7:00 PM EDT
6/13/2013 3:30 PM EDT
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...
5/29/2013 4:30 PM EDT
Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer
3/27/2013 3:35 PM EDT
The Future of Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Therapy: Fine Tune the Procedure or Go Back to the Drawing Board?
Patrick D. Lyden, MD, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Neurology and director of the Stroke Program, is available to comment on breaking news from the International Stroke Conference and the New England Journal of Medicine.
2/7/2013 7:00 PM EST
Don’t Get Tricked Into Over-Indulging in Holiday Treats - Weight Loss Expert Says Managing Halloween Festivities Sets the Tone for the Holiday Season
'Tis the season for ghouls and ghosts, witches and skeletons, and the bane that arrives around fall to haunt our scales and waist lines: the holiday creep. "How you manage this holiday really sets the tone for how you will handle the rest of the...
10/17/2012 9:00 AM EDT