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Catheter Safeguards at Hospitals Reduce Infections and Save Money, Study Shows

U.S. hospitals are reducing bloodstream infections related to catheters by implementing rigorous safeguards that also save millions of healthcare dollars each year, according to research led by Cedars-Sinai.
9-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Unmasks the Genetic Complexity of Cancer Cells Within the Same Tumor

A new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators dramatically illustrates the complexity of cancer by identifying more than 2,000 genetic mutations in tissue samples of esophageal tumors. The findings reveal that even different areas of individual...
28-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Neurologist Warns of Increased Risk of Strokes During the Holidays

Along with increased cheer and festivities during the holidays comes an increased risk of stroke, one of the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. Patrick D. Lyden, MD, chair of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurology, said he sees a...
22-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Laryngologist Reveals Six Simple Steps to Preserve Your Voice Through the Holiday Season

Everyone knows the holiday season can put stress on families, finances and schedules. A Cedars-Sinai laryngologist says the holidays also can be hazardous to your vocal cords.
21-Dec-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

In New Video Available for Streaming and Broadcasting, Neurosurgeon Keith Black, MD, Demonstrates New 3-D Device That Maps Brain During Surgery

In a new video available for streaming and broadcasting, Cedars-Sinai neurosurgeon Keith Black, MD, demonstrates how he is using a high-definition imaging device to see inside a patient’s brain during surgery. The device, called Brightmatter...
20-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nursing Pioneer Linda Burnes Bolton Named Inaugural Recipient of James R. Klinenberg, MD and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing


In recognition of her extraordinary accomplishments in nursing leadership, innovation and clinical practice throughout her 45-year career, Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, has been named Cedars-Sinai’s first James R. Klinenberg, MD and Lynn...
19-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Nonsurgical Repair of the Most Common Heart Defect Found in Extremely Premature Newborns Shown to Be Effective

A new minimally invasive technique for repairing the most common cardiac birth defect in extremely premature newborns can be performed safely with a high success rate in babies as small as 755 grams – about 1.6 pounds – only a few days after...
12-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neurosurgeons Harness 3-D Technology to Map Brain During Surgery


Cedars-Sinai neurosurgeons have begun using a high-definition imaging device to see inside the brain during surgery, allowing them to map safer pathways to reach and remove tumors. The device, called Brightmatter Guide, works like a GPS, providing...
9-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Prominent Cancer Expert Reveals Five Easy Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai melanoma expert Omid Hamid, MD, offers five easy actions you can take to protect you and your family from skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S. The video is available for streaming and...
25-May-2016 4:05 AM EDT

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

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