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Los Angeles Residents Rate Cedars-Sinai No. 1 for Quality of Medical Care and Staff

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For the 19th straight year, Cedars-Sinai has earned a national consumer award for offering the highest quality medical care, doctors and nurses in the Los Angeles area, based on a survey of local households.
17-Oct-2014 3:55 PM EDT

High-Fat Meals Could Be More Harmful to Males Than Females, According to New Obesity Research

Male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute scientist Deborah Clegg, PhD, and a team of international investigators found that the brains...
16-Oct-2014 7:15 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Hypertension Center Designated a Comprehensive Expert Care Center by the American Society of Hypertension

The Cedars-Sinai Hypertension Center has been certified as a Comprehensive Hypertension Center by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), the largest organization of clinical hypertension specialists and hypertension researchers in the United...
14-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Dance Medicine Conference to Focus on Dancer Performance, Safety, Health and Longevity

“Optimizing Dance Performance,” a daylong dance medicine conference at Cedars-Sinai, will focus on enhancing dance performance in the studio and on the stage while keeping dancers safe and healthy. The conference is open to dancers,...
13-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group Officially Join Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Health System announced today that it has finalized an agreement with the Institute for Sports Sciences for two of the nation’s most prominent orthopedic and sports medicine physician groups -- Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and Santa...
7-Oct-2014 8:00 PM EDT

Neuropsychologist Works to Improve Cultural Sensitivity in Cognition Testing

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The signs of dementia are the same in any language. And symptoms of traumatic brain injury are similar regardless of socioeconomic status or place of birth. But the tools neuropsychologists use to assess and measure cognitive ability are not...
2-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Certified by ALS Association as Center of Excellence for Treatment, Research

The ALS Program at Cedars-Sinai has become the first in Southern California to be named an ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence – a distinction that recognizes the quality of its treatment and research programs for patients...
29-Sep-2014 8:00 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Presents Conference on Movement Disorder Dystonia for Patients and Families

A multidisciplinary team of experts affiliated with the Cedars-Sinai Movement Disorders Program will present a free conference for patients, families and caregivers on treatment options for dystonia, which causes painful and potentially crippling...
29-Sep-2014 4:00 PM 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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