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Nearly a Decade Apart, Husband and Wife Get Lifesaving Heart Implant to Prevent Strokes

It’s been nearly a decade since Gheorghe Sandru received the heart implant that changed his life. Sandru, 85, was the first patient enrolled in a Cedars-Sinai clinical trial for a tiny implant known as the WATCHMAN Device. It reduces the risk of...
23-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Exercise Linked to Improved Erectile and Sexual Function in Men

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
23-Mar-2015 5:00 AM EDT

Students at Brainworks Program to Learn How a Hop, Skip and Jump May Protect the Brain

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Could push-ups and hula hoops put students on the path to becoming brain-health scientists? About 140 seventh- and eighth-graders attending Cedars-Sinai’s Brainworks program March 23 will learn how hopping, skipping, jumping and other elements of...
16-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

American College of Cardiology to Honor Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Physicians During Annual Meeting

Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute physician-researchers are to receive prestigious awards from the American College of Cardiology during the medical society’s 64th Annual Scientific Session & Expo.
12-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Gut Bacteria May Decrease Weight Loss From Bariatric Surgery

The benefits of weight loss surgery, along with a treatment plan that includes exercise and dietary changes, are well documented. In addition to a significant decrease in body mass, many patients find their risk factors for heart disease are...
5-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EST

Researchers Advance the Science Behind Treating Patients with Corneal Blindness

Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute have devised a novel way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may eventually benefit patients suffering from life-altering forms of blindness.
27-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Patient Feature Tip Sheet From Cedars-Sinai

January tip sheet of patient features and human interest story ideas from Cedars-Sinai. All of these patients have been -- or are being -- treated for brain-related disorders -- malignant and benign brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and...
26-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie to Address International Nanomedicine Conference

Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at Cedars-Sinai’s Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference, where two dozen experts from around the world will discuss emerging trends in the study and treatment of diseases...
14-Jan-2015 9:00 PM EST

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

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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

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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

The Future of Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Therapy: Fine Tune the Procedure or Go Back to the Drawing Board?

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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.
7-Feb-2013 7:00 PM EST

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