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COVID-19 Vaccine Update for Patients

Working with local, state and federal officials, Cedars-Sinai is committed to bringing our patients and community timely vaccines and the best healthcare available through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 18, 2021

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Studying the Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Connection

Three national, multicenter studies led by Cedars-Sinai investigators are now exploring the connections between diabetes and chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

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Meet David Underhill, PhD

Meet Cedars-Sinai researcher David Underhill, PhD. He is chair of the Division of Biomedical Sciences and the Janis and William Wetsman Family Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Learn more.

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Understanding Molecular Secrets of ALS

In the largest project of its kind, the Answer ALS Research Program headquartered its stem cell creation at Cedars-Sinai and is collecting blood samples from more than 1,000 patients.

Discoveries / Mar 02, 2021

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Study Sheds Light on How Cancer Spreads in Blood

Cancer exists to spread, transported via the bloodstream by particles called extracellular vesicles. These particles are known to help cancer metastasize, but exactly how this happens is unclear. A recent study at Cedars-Sinai sheds ...

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"Creeping Fat" in Crohn's Patients Linked to Bacteria

Cedars-Sinai investigators have found that "creeping fat" is actually responding to bacteria that have migrated out of damaged intestines directly into connective tissue.

Discoveries / Mar 02, 2021

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The COVID-19 Vaccine: 9 Tips for a Smooth Experience

The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are major breakthroughs in the fight against COVID-19, shining a bright light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Other vaccines may soon be available too. Whatever shot you end up getting, follow ...

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Techniques to Help You Overcome a Fear of Needles

Some people who are anxious around needles avoid medical procedures requiring injections, which may endanger their health. It's possible to overcome a fear of needles, whether for a vaccination or to manage a chronic condition. Read more.

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3D Cameras Could Help Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

Many rare genetic disorders are difficult to diagnose in infants and children, except through costly DNA tests. A Cedars-Sinai investigator is leveraging an unexpected instrument as an alternative or complement to genome sequencing: a 3D...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Bystander CPR Declines During Pandemic

Since the onset of the pandemic, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest has dropped, potentially due to bystanders’ fear of exposure to the virus combined with longer emergency response times because first responders must don ...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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COVID-19: Paradoxical, Enigmatic and Relentless

For some patients, prolonged illness and serious complications have revealed the relentless nature of COVID-19. These COVID-19 survivors experience debilitating symptoms for months. Early in the pandemic, it became clear that COVID-19 is...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Heart Study Proven Effect

A new analysis of the 2017 ALLSTAR trial shows that heart stem cell infusions benefited heart patients.

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Cedars-Sinai Investigator Studies Monoclonal Antibody Eculizumab in Pregnant ...

Pregnant women with severe illness present a challenge to providers. Rarely are these patients included in clinical research studies due to concern for both mother and child, and very few new drugs are approved for use. New Research is ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 25, 2021

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The Newfound Impact of a Shortened Esophagus for Hiatal Hernia Patients

A new study from Cedars-Sinai shows that by using an effective Collis gastroplasty technique, surgeons can safely reduce the likelihood of recurrence and achieve high levels of symptom relief and patient satisfaction.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 25, 2021

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Advanced Coronary Revascularization for Severe Coronary Disease

With an international expert team of heart specialists in cardiovascular surgery and coronary vascularization, Cedars-Sinai is a leader in advancing the surgical technique to improve the lives of patients with severe coronary artery ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 19, 2021