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Unlocking the Cause of UTI-Induced Delirium

Older women are among the most susceptible to developing UTIs, an infection of the bladder and urethra that causes urinary urgency and pain. UTIs also can cause delirium in older people, resulting in a sharp decline in mental abilities that triggers...
2-Dec-2021 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Robots Help Nurses Get the Job Done–With Smiles and Beeps

You can't miss Cedars-Sinai's newest helpers: identical twin robots named Moxi.
30-Nov-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Chew on These Holiday Safety Tips Before Chowing Down

This holiday season, millions of people will be celebrating with family and friends, perhaps for the first time in two years. While good cheer may fill the air, danger could be lurking just beyond the door to the kitchen or dining room.
22-Nov-2021 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physician Parents Step Up to Vaccinate Their Children

Cedars-Sinai physicians who have been on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19 in the community are also doing their part at home by getting their children vaccinated against the virus.
19-Nov-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sending Stem Cells Into Space to Develop Medicine of Tomorrow

Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.
19-Nov-2021 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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‘All in a Day’: Lung Cancer Biopsy, Diagnosis, Surgery, Treatment

Four months ago, Judy Kronenfeld, PhD, was about to learn whether a suspicious mass in her left lung was cancerous. She underwent two minimally invasive surgical procedures and had a cancer diagnosis, staging and surgery behind her in a matter of...
19-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

NICVIEW App Links Parents, Babies Via Live Stream

A new application being used in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is going a long way towards easing the anxiety of parents with newborns in the NICU.
18-Nov-2021 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smidt Heart Institute Experts Featured at AHA Scientific Sessions 2021

Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute, home to California’s top cardiology and heart surgery program, will highlight an array of innovative research, clinical trial data and breakthrough topics during the American Heart Association Scientific...
9-Nov-2021 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How Does the Flu Vaccine Work?

As the first cases of flu are reported in Los Angeles this season, public health experts are urging anyone who isn't already vaccinated to get the flu shot. It's the best protection against the flu, which could pummel the U.S. this winter after...
6-Dec-2021 10:45 AM EST

Immune-Compromised ‘Absolutely’ Should Boost COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Patients whose immune systems are weakened due to cancer, organ or bone marrow transplants, chronic diseases, or the medications used to treat these conditions may feel like they have enough on their plates without worrying about whether and when...
1-Dec-2021 10:45 AM EST

Expert Q&A: Psychedelic Drugs and Mental Health

California’s attorney general recently approved signature gathering for a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to decriminalize psilocybin, the active ingredient in so-called “magic mushrooms,” and to authorize research into the medical use...
26-Oct-2021 6:05 PM EDT

Will Flu Season Be Bad This Year?

The flu seemed to vanish in 2020 as safety measures meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 also worked against the influenza virus. But with some precautions lifted amid widespread vaccination, what will it mean for this year's flu season?
5-Oct-2021 12:05 PM EDT

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Examining the Bare Truth About Breast Self-Exams

For women of a certain age, monthly breast self-exams were—and are—as much a part of their health regimens as eating right and exercising often. Conflicting recommendations about the practice from healthcare providers over the years, however,...
4-Oct-2021 11:40 AM EDT

What is RSV? And How Can I Protect My Children?

Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly called RSV, usually affects very young children in the winter months. But this year, physicians are treating an unusual, out-of-season surge both in California and across the country.
24-Sep-2021 11:15 AM EDT

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Panel Issues Recommendations on Improving Treatment of Menopausal Women in the Workplace

Recommendations and offer advice for working women and their employers.
7-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT

Fertility and COVID-19 Vaccination: Experts Weigh In

Fertility and pregnancy were often stressful topics even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but now, many who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant have questions about how to protect themselves from the virus while keeping their reproductive...
25-Aug-2021 4:10 PM EDT

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