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Study: New Approach May Boost Prostate Cancer Immunotherapies

Researchers have discovered a new way to transform the tissues surrounding prostate tumors to help the body's immune cells fight the cancer. The discovery, made in human and mouse cells and in laboratory mice, could lead to improvements in...
15-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Heroic Reunion

At just 8 years old, Benjamin Gordon’s life was flipped upside down when his father, Greg, was diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer.
14-Apr-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Low-Back Pain Relieved by New Minimally Invasive Procedure

When Maria Reynoso developed low-back pain, she thought it was not serious and would quickly go away. She was an active gym member who had recently retired after 33 years as a second-grade schoolteacher and was always available to help her aging...
13-Apr-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Cedars-Sinai Prepared for Pandemic Patients

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare professionals around the globe had to quickly learn to stay safe
12-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Demo Day Goes Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented innovation on the part of healthcare providers everywhere who rose to meet the challenges of the past year. And the next generation of healthcare innovations will be on display during the...
7-Apr-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiac Care During Pandemic Reveals Digital Shifts

New research from the Smidt Heart Institute shows that more patients—specifically those with medical risk factors or from underserved communities—opted into telehealth appointments for their cardiovascular care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
5-Apr-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Heart in a Box’ Expands Transplant Opportunities

Dominic Emerson, MD, and Pedro Catarino, MD, both transplant surgeons with the Smidt Heart Institute, know how to be spontaneous. At any given moment, they can get the call that a donor heart or lungs are available, requiring them to quickly board a...
2-Apr-2021 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Survivors Might Need Just One Dose of Two-Part Vaccine

A single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for individuals who previously had COVID-19 generates an immunologic response similar to that of individuals receiving the two-dose recommended sequence, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published today...
1-Apr-2021 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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COVID-19 Crisis: The Psychology of Defiance

Wear a mask. Wash your hands frequently. Don't get together with people outside your own household. After more than 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, these messages are starting to sound like background noise.
5-Jan-2021 7:50 AM EST

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Pandemic Stress Triggers Skin, Hair Problems

While many felt stressed out from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, others are just now experiencing a delayed physical response to living with stress: hair loss.
16-Nov-2020 11:05 AM EST

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Lewy Body Dementia: Q&A with Michele Tagliati, MD

Lewy body dementia, also known as dementia with Lewy bodies, is a relatively frequent but often misunderstood form of dementia, which can cause loss of memory, language and problem-solving ability.
27-Oct-2020 2:40 PM EDT

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The Math of Epidemics: Q&A with Dalin Li, PhD

How can epidemics spread so quickly among entire populations? The Newsroom asked an expert, Cedars-Sinai research scientist Dalin Li, PhD, to explain the math behind the spread of COVID-19. Li was the first author of a recent study that showed how...
10-Jun-2020 7:05 AM EDT

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Expert Q&A: Cancer, COVID-19 and Mental Health

8-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros – got you down? Cedars-Sinai ethics and Jewish law experts agree that cheating in the national pastime can be jolting, and offer tips...
20-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

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3D Mammograms: Are They Worth It?

As 3D mammography, also called digital breast tomosynthesis, has become more available nationwide, a big question many women face is whether they should step up and get one. Are they safe, more effective and for every woman?
8-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Their Children From Measles

Children and older adults are considered to be at higher risk for contracting measles. In this advisory, Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, shares what parents need to know about measles, including...
30-Apr-2019 6:05 AM EDT

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