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Cedars-Sinai Creates Computer Models of Brain Cells

Cedars-Sinai investigators have created bio-realistic and complex computer models of individual brain cells-in unparalleled quantity. Their research, published in the peer-re...
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Study Demonstrates For The First Time That Ticks Weaken Skin's Immune Response

Hitherto, scientists have not fully understood why ticks are such dangerous disease vectors. A research team led by Johanna Strobl and Georg Stary from MedUni Vienna's Departm...
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NIH DREAM Study Finds Viagra and Cialis Do Not Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Results from the National Institutes of Health’s Drug Repurposing for Effective Alzheimer’s Medicines (DREAM) study show that sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis) may no...
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Winter Viruses & The Busy Travel Season: Doctors Share Tips To Stay Healthy

Fall is upon us, which means colder-weather illnesses are too. Common viruses and close contact when traveling can wreak havoc on your immune system - especially during the ho...
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FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Announces Six-Week Campaign to Get More Americans their Updated COVID-⁠19 Vaccine Before End of the Year

Today, the Biden Administration is announcing a six-week campaign through the end of the year urging Americans to get their updated COVID-19 vaccine. With winter and holiday g...
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From AFib to Fitness Buff: A Heart Transformed

Claudia Huerta, 43, knows a thing or two about transformations. After being diagnosed with a serious, though common, heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), the pay...
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Heart Disease: Prevention Is Particularly Important In Cancer Patients

With the increasing number of cancer survivors, the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of a hitherto less noticed health risk: cancer therapy-related cardiovascu...
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Two Popular Diabetes Drugs Outperformed Others In Large Clinical Trial

In a large clinical trial that directly compared four drugs commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, researchers found that insulin glargine and liraglutide performed the best ...
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New Drug Expands Treatment Opportunities For Rheumatoid Arthritis

In its final Phase III clinical trial, a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis has proved to be at least as effective as the current "gold standard" treatment for this au...
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Bronchodilators Don’t Improve Smoking-Related Respiratory Symptoms In People Without COPD

Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have found that dual bronchodilators – long-lasting inhalers that relax the airways and make it easier to breathe – ...
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People Who Are ‘Night Owls’ Could Have Greater Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes And Heart Disease Than Those Who Are ‘Early Birds’

Are you an early bird or a night owl? Our activity patterns and sleep cycles could influence our risk of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. New research publ...
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Specialized Smart Soft Contact Lenses Can Address Global Issue Of Glaucoma Diagnosis, Management

The vision of Purdue University biomedical engineer Chi Hwan Lee to develop specialized smart soft contact lenses that can accurately measure intraocular pressure (IOP) in a p...
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Study: Patients Prefer Stool Test to Colonoscopy

Three-quarters of people prefer to do a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) rather than a colonoscopy for their regular colorectal cancer screening, according to a new Cedars-Sina...
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ASHA Urges Changes to Audiology Provisions in Proposed Medicare Rule

In recent comments submitted to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) urged the agency to adopt key ...
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Prescription-Strength Omega-3 Fatty Acid EPA May Be Particularly Beneficial in Reducing Smokers’ Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Twice-daily doses of a purified, prescription-strength form of the omega-3 fatty acid EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) may substantially lower the rates of heart attacks and stroke...
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Time-Restricted Eating Improves Health Of Firefighters

Firefighters are the heroes of our society, protecting us around the clock. But those 24-hour shifts are hard on the body and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases, su...
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Endocrine Society Experts Recommend Individualized Approach To Use Of Telehealth

Following rapid growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits are expected to remain an important part of endocrine care, according to a new Endocrine Society policy ...
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Accuweather Launches Program To Protect The Climate Health And Safety Of 1 Million Lives

AccuWeather, the most accurate and most used source of weather forecasts and warnings, unveils its Climate Impact Program, a partnership-based effort dedicated to protecting c...
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Nursing Associations Applaud Legislation to Remove Practice Barriers

The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP), the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and the America...
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One In Three Alzheimer’s Disease Family Caregivers Has Persistent Symptoms Of Depression

More than 60% of family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) experienced at least mild depressive symptoms already at the time the individual with AD was di...
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ADA/EASD Consensus Update on Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes – Report Published in Diabetes Care

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) announced their new consensus update on management of hyperglycemia in t...
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New Data Shows COVID-19 Vaccine Does Not Raise Stroke Risk

Newly compiled data evaluated by researchers in the Department of Neurology and the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that COVID-19 vaccines do not raise stroke risk...
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Vegans Who Lift Weights May Have Stronger Bones Than Other People On A Plant-Based Diet

People on a plant-based diet who do strength training as opposed to other forms of exercise such as biking or swimming may have stronger bones than other people on a vegan die...
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UCI Study Examines Distorted Time Perception During Pandemic

The passage of time was altered for many people during the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from difficulty in keeping track of days of the week to feeling that the hours themselves...
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Sex Differences and AFib: New Study Flips Conventional Wisdom

Science has long shown that men are at greater risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AFib) than women; but it has never been fully understood why women would be protected f...
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