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Cedars-Sinai Expert Joins Team Researching Rare Blood Cancer

Ronald Paquette, MD, clinical director of the Cedars-Sinai Blood & Marrow Transplant Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, recently was accepted as a member of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Research Consortium. The group is...
12-Oct-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Startups in Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Present Innovations at Demo Day

The eight health-tech companies that completed Cedars-Sinai Accelerator's fourth class have announced new contracts and partnerships to bring their leading-edge technologies to health systems and their patients. The companies, chosen from more than...
11-Oct-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wired for Life: Study Links Infants' Brain Circuitry to Future Health

Growth rates of brain circuits in infancy may help experts predict what a child's intelligence and emotional health could be when the child turns 4, a new study has found. Along with prior research, these findings could help future physicians...
9-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Weekday Mornings Are No Longer Peak Times for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart experts have long believed that weekday mornings – and especially Mondays – were the danger zones for unexpected deaths from sudden cardiac arrests. But a new Cedars-Sinai study shows those peak times have disappeared and now, sudden...
2-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Transgender Women Get Confidence Boost with Makeup Workshops

For many women, applying makeup is second nature. But for transgender women who undergo gender transition later in life, makeup application can be a daunting prospect. To help alleviate the anxiety that can result, Cedars-Sinai's Transgender Surgery...
27-Sep-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Drug Blocks Pancreatic Cancer Growth in Mice, Study Finds

A newly developed drug can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai. The study also demonstrated in mice that the drug, Metavert, may prevent patients...
25-Sep-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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BlackDoctor.org Honors Cedars-Sinai for Diversity

BlackDoctor.org, the popular online health information resource for African-American consumers, has named Cedars-Sinai to its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity List. BlackDoctor.org specifically cited Cedars-Sinai for its strong commitment in...
19-Sep-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hypertension Investigator Ronald G. Victor, MD, 1952–2018

Ronald G. Victor, MD, a prominent hypertension expert and the first investigator to scientifically prove that thousands of lives could be saved annually if barbers were enlisted to help fight the epidemic of high blood pressure in the...
11-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Sen. McCain's Death Sheds Light on Glioblastoma, Most Common Form of Adult Brain Cancer

The death today of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sheds a new light on glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that the American Brain Tumor Association estimated would be diagnosed in nearly 13,000 people this year. A full fact sheet on the disease is...
25-Aug-2018 8:05 PM EDT

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Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?

8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks

Influenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.
8-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST

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Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts

Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could...
20-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST

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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

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

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