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Study Links Sex Hormone Levels in the Blood to Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Measuring the levels of sex hormones in patients’ blood may identify patients likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a heart rhythm disorder that is fatal in 95 percent of patients.
2-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Brain Tumor Conference for Patients, Families Features Latest Therapies, Newest Research

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The Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery will present a one-day conference, Outsmarting Brain Tumors, for patients, families and caregivers Saturday, Sept. 6. The free program will cover a wide range of topics related to patient care, living with...
26-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for August

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The August tip sheet includes information on Parkinson's disease and depression, locally advanced pancreatic cancer, a stem cell clinic for heart patients and more.
15-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Opens First-of-its-Kind Research Stem Cell Clinic for Cardiac Patients

Regenerative medicine experts at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have opened a new clinic to evaluate heart and vascular disease patients for participation in stem cell medical studies.
12-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Childbirth Experts Debate Best Delivery Practices at Third Annual Birth Community Day

Doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas will debate healthy labor and delivery practices – including the use of the synthetic hormone Pitocin to hasten childbirth and vitamin K to speed blood clotting in newborns -- at the third annual Cedars-Sinai...
11-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Immunotherapy Expert Honored for Work in Kidney Transplantation

Ashley Anh Vo, PharmD, administrative director of the Transplant Immunotherapy Program at the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai, has been named the 2014 Clinician of Distinction by the American Society of Transplantation for her work...
8-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Registration Opens for Cedars-Sinai’s 10th Annual Run for Her® 5K Run and Friendship Walk

Registration is open for the 10th annual Run for Her® 5K Run and Friendship Walk, one of the nation’s premier events to raise public awareness and research funds for the fight against ovarian cancer. The flagship Los Angeles event will be held...
8-Aug-2014 1:00 AM EDT

Congenital Heart Disease Specialists Develop Nonsurgical Technique to Correct Birth Defects in Premature Infants

A new technique for repairing the most common cardiac birth defect in newborns, commonly referred to as “a hole in the heart,” has been used successfully to mend the condition in six premature infants without subjecting the tiny patients to...
29-Jul-2014 2:00 AM EDT

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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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