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Sex-Related Health Differences

Medical research has long been based on studies performed in men alone, meaning many diagnoses, treatments and drugs are blindly applied to women. Cedars-Sinai investigators are working to advance scientific understanding of women's ...

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Endometriosis

Endometriosis, which affects more than 10% of women, can be agonizing and can increase infertility risk. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are looking for a comprehensive approach to the problem of diagnosing the agonizing condition. Read more.

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Mission Critical: Racial Disparities in COVID-19

Every week since March 2020, Cedars-Sinai has collected data about COVID-19 patients to gain insights and best prepare for patients. But widening disparities in race and ethnicity among patients highlighted larger social and economic ...

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Authentic Analysis

How can Cedars-Sinai understand patients to treat them more effectively? Do patients experience things differently based on their background and where they live? These questions inspired Harlem Lee to design a study focusing on patient ...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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Cleaning With Courage

Cedars-Sinai's Environmental Services staff have always worked with extreme caution. In the late 1800s, this handheld steam machine dispensed a thick yellow fog of carbolic acid into the operating chamber during procedures to kill ...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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The Heart of COVID-19

Cedars-Sinai researchers are making a critical difference in helping patients overcome a common reaction triggered by COVID-19, a cytokine storm, which can overwhelming the body with infection-fighting proteins triggering multiple ...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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Parkinson's Disease May Begin Before Birth

People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new research going on at Cedars-Sinai. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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20/20 Vision: The Most Critical Discoveries This Century

At the dawn of a new decade, let’s look back with 2020 vision at how some of the biggest medical advances of the past 20 years have emerged from Cedars-Sinai’s labs and transformed patient lives.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Fearless—and No Longer Breathless

Despite an incurable lung condition, Shalini Waran is thriving following treatment including stem cell therapy. Today, she can walk farther and go up and down stairs without being out of breath. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Good Blood

In 2015, Kevin McDevitt’s dream of buying a vintage VW van and taking a once in a lifetime road trip was put on hold after a month in isolation waiting to find out if a bone marrow transplant had worked. Today, he celebrates the ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020