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Cardiac Cell Therapy Safely Improves Heart Function, Upper Limb Strength in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients


After boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy received cardiac progenitor cell infusions, medical tests indicated that the patients’ hearts appeared improved, results from a new study show. Patients in the study also scored higher on...
14-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sex Poses Little Risk of Triggering Sudden Cardiac Arrest


Worried whether your heart health is strong enough for sex? A new study may lay your fears to rest: The risk that sex would trigger a sudden cardiac arrest is exceedingly small.
12-Nov-2017 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Taps Military Veteran to Recruit and Retain Former Members of the Military and Their Spouses

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“I want every organization to know Cedars-Sinai is serious about hiring veterans,” said Stephen Bettini, a former Army combat engineer who now serves as Cedars-Sinai’s first full-time military veteran recruiter, a new position to help veterans...
7-Nov-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Tip Sheet for Oct. 20107

October Tips Include: A noninvasive eye scan for detecting Alzheimer’s disease; a first-of-its-kind heart device for babies born with a congenital heart defect; research that could lead to a vaccine for antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” and...
20-Oct-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, Dean of Cedars-Sinai Medical Faculty, Honored by Endocrine Society


Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, executive vice president, Academic Affairs, and dean of the medical faculty at Cedars-Sinai, has won the 2018 Outstanding Scholarly Physician Award from the Endocrine Society, the largest global membership organization...
2-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Becomes One of the First Hospitals to Offer Patients a Digital, Interactive App on Apple Watch


The Cedars-Sinai app is now available on Apple Watch. Its launch makes Cedars-Sinai one of only a few hospital systems to offer a digital, interactive app on the device. The app is a complete resource for managing medical records, connecting with...
27-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Seniors Benefit From Depression Treatment as Much as Younger Patients Do

A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals that older adults being treated for depression experience comparable improvements in quality of life and functioning as do younger adults treated for the same condition.
25-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigators May Unlock Mystery of How Staph Cells Dodge the Body’s Immune System, Allowing Patients to Be Infected Again and Again


For years, medical investigators have tried and failed to develop vaccines for a type of staph bacteria associated with the deadly superbug MRSA. But a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators shows how staph cells evade the body’s immune system,...
21-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More


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

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