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A Jewish Child’s Journey Out of Nazi Germany


On Friday, April 21, 89-year-old Ruth Moll will take a break from her volunteer duties to participate in Cedars-Sinai's 33rd annual Yom Ha'Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) observance. As she has for many years, she will be part of a select group to...
20-Apr-2017 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

3-D Prints Used to Compare Effectiveness of Top Surgical Techniques for Repairing Heel Deformity

Using 3-D models of a patient’s foot, investigators at Cedars-Sinai have found that the three leading procedures for treating heel deformities do not adequately correct the debilitating problem. Investigators used 18 identical 3-D prints of a...
17-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Health-Tech Startups Pitch Their Innovations on “Demo Day” With Eye Toward Bringing Breakthrough Innovations to Market


Seven health-tech startups will showcase their innovations and inventions April 19 at a Demo Day for investors, health professionals and the media. The seven have just completed a three-month intensive tech boot camp known as the Cedars-Sinai...
10-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Show How Cells React to Injury From Open-Heart Surgery


Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators have learned how cardiac muscle cells react to a certain type of injury that can be caused by open-heart surgery. The findings point to a new potential way to help these hearts recover more completely. The...
6-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pioneering Investigators in Experimental Heart Stem Cell and Cancer Therapies Recognized


Two prominent Cedars-Sinai investigators — one leading the development of biological treatments for heart disease, the other spearheading the design and analysis of clinical trials for cancer research — were inducted April 3 into the Johns...
3-Apr-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Study Finds Virtual Reality Therapy Helps Decrease Pain in Hospitalized Patients

Virtual reality therapy is effective in significantly reducing pain for hospitalized patients, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study.
29-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Neuroscientists Pinpoint Key Gene Controlling Tumor Growth in Brain Cancers

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a stem cell-regulating gene that affects tumor growth in patients with brain cancer and can strongly influence survival rates of patients. The findings, published in the online edition of Nature Scientific...
8-Mar-2017 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Hormone Replacement Therapy May Help Improve Women’s Heart Health, Overall Survival

Hormone replacement therapy has long been controversial as studies have associated it with health benefits and risks. While some studies suggest that it lowers the risk of osteoporosis and improves some aspects of heart health, others link it to...
8-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

Cedars-Sinai Medical Experts Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patent

13-Jun-2013 3:30 PM EDT

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