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Genetic Study of Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Could Lead to Better Treatments

Genetic variation in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) appears to play a major role in determining how sick they will become and could provide a road map for more effective treatments.
30-Nov-2015 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Harness Social Media to Explore Serious Side Effects of Pain Medication

Harnessing the power of social media, investigators have sifted through more than two billion tweets and online posts to study the harmful side effects of narcotics medication taken for chronic pain.
18-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Research Raises Questions About Using Certain Antibiotics to Treat “Superbug” MRSA

New Research in Cell Host & Microbe Indicates Commonly Prescribed Antibiotic Could Potentially Worsen Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
10-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Late-Breaking Research: Angina is Linked with Abnormal Heart Blood Flow in Patients with Female-Pattern Heart Disease

Chest pain in female-pattern heart disease is linked with abnormal heart blood flow, demonstrated with a drug commonly used to alleviate chest pain patients with coronary artery disease, which was found to be ineffective in patients with moderate...
11-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

Our Experts on Newswise

Cedars-Sinai Breast Cancer Expert Discusses Latest Mammogram Guidelines and Controversy in New Video

11-Jan-2016 3:00 PM EST

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

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