Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Hormone Therapy Can Make Prostate Cancer Worse, Study Finds

Newswise imageScientists at Cedars-Sinai have discovered how prostate cancer can sometimes withstand and outwit a standard hormone therapy, causing the cancer to spread. Their findings also point to a simple blood test that may help doctors predict when this type of hormone therapy resistance will occur.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Cedars-Sinai Surgeon Uses Modern Technology to Solve Prehistoric Mystery of Saber-Toothed Cats

Newswise imageOrthopaedic surgeon, Robert Klapper, MD, is working with paleontologists at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum to unravel the mystery of how long-extinct saber-toothed cats lived and roamed. Using Cedars-Sinai’s most advanced CT scan machines, Klapper studied the pelvis and femurs of an extinct cat. “The most modern technology allowed these bones to speak to us, and they had a lot to say,” Klapper said.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Obesity, Other Risks Play Large Role in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Among the Young

Newswise imageObesity and other common cardiovascular risk factors may play a greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among younger people than previously recognized, underscoring the importance of earlier screening, a Cedars-Sinai study has found.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making Offers Jewish Perspective on Ethical and Religious Dilemmas

Newswise imageEvery day in hospitals across the country, patients, family members and healthcare professionals confront ethical and religious dilemmas about risky medical procedures, end-of-life care and other weighty issues. Now Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, the senior rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, has written a book to guide those wrestling with health-related questions.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Analysis Shows Lack of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes

Newswise imageWearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai investigators published in the new Nature Partner Journal, npj Digital Medicine.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks

Newswise imageInfluenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Transplant Games’ Medalist Represents Cedars-Sinai in the 2018 Rose Parade

Newswise imageThree months after receiving a kidney transplant, Holly Miyagawa was back on the beach playing volleyball. That was 17 years ago. Since then, the Hermosa Beach, CA, resident has gone on to medal in volleyball at the World Transplant Games and the Transplant Games of America. This New Year’s Day, she’ll accompany the Donate Life float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, representing Cedars-Sinai, where she received her transplant.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Cedars-Sinai Helps a Future Physician Grow From Cradle to Medical School

Newswise imageShannon Sullivan, 26, a student at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington D.C., has already co-authored a major study in a prominent neuroscience journal and earned a coveted fellowship. She traces her career ambitions to age 12, when she learned she had spent her first months of life in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). “I want to save babies the way the doctors at Cedars-Sinai saved me,” Sullivan remembers telling her parents.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Receives Rare Honor of Three-Year Accreditation With Commendation From the American College of Surgeons

Newswise imageThe Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai has been honored with a three-year accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the college’s quality assurance program, called the Commission on Cancer, demonstrates a cancer program’s commitment to high-quality, multidisciplinary patient care.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: 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 heart research suggesting that stem cells from young hearts could rejuvenate older ones. To pursue any of these story ideas, please contact the contact listed for each.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, Dean of Cedars-Sinai Medical Faculty, Honored by Endocrine Society

Newswise imageShlomo 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 representing professionals in endocrinology. The annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to the practice of clinical endocrinology in academic settings.