Cardiac stem cell infusions could someday help reverse the aging process in the human heart, making older ones behave younger, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
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A routinely used hospital tool can predict which liver transplant recipients are more likely to do poorly after surgery, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings could help doctors identify which patients should receive physical...
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Can chemicals that are added to breakfast cereals and other everyday products make you obese? Growing evidence from animal experiments suggests the answer may be "yes." But confirming these findings in humans has faced formidable obstacles – until...
9-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Named to Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital’s 2017-18”
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been named to the “Honor Roll” in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2017-18,” earning a place among 20 U.S. hospitals to receive the designation. The medical center also had 12 medical specialties...
8-Aug-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Drug Therapy Using Enzyme from Lethal Bacteria Could Significantly Reduce Organ Rejection in Kidney Transplants
An experimental treatment derived from a potentially deadly microorganism may provide lifesaving help for kidney transplant patients, according to an international study led by investigators at Cedars-Sinai. The study found that treating patients...
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The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, a sudden and usually deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,”...
26-Jun-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team have developed a new risk assessment tool that brings physicians closer to predicting who is most likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition that is fatal in more than 90 percent of...
23-Jun-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women’s health and lives at greater risk, a new study out today shows. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology,...
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Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor Expert Available to Discuss Diagnosis and the Latest Treatment Options for Glioblastoma and Other Brain Cancers
20-Jul-2017 3:05 AM EDT
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
20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT
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
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
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