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2014-07-14 23:00:08

Hospital Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation in Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Pulmonology Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Morristown Medical Center (MMC) has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top five New York metro area hospitals and one of the best hospitals in the nation for 2014-15 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Pulmonology, as reported today in the publication’s annual Best...

2014-07-14 12:20:58

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Preliminary results show the device, created at Cedars-Sinai and developed by NeuroVision Imaging, may provide highly predictive early detection of changes associated with Alzheimer's disease A noninvasive optical imaging device developed at Cedars-Sinai can provide early detection of changes that later occur in the brain and are a classic sign of Alzheimer's disease, according to preliminary results from investigators conducting a clinical trial in...

2014-07-01 11:43:59

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cedars-Sinai-led investigators say some brain cells in a structure called the amygdala appear to make judgments based on a viewer's subjective opinions instead of true emotion expressed When evaluating another person's emotions – happy, sad, angry, afraid – humans take cues from facial expressions. Neurons in a part of the brain called the amygdala "fire" in response to the visual stimulation as information is processed by the retina, the amygdala and a...

2014-06-25 12:41:00

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Study led by Cedars-Sinai researchers uses computer modeling software to calculate target and programming details Although deep brain stimulation can be an effective therapy for dystonia – a potentially crippling movement disorder – the treatment isn't always effective, or benefits may not be immediate. Precise placement of DBS electrodes is one of several factors that can affect results, but few studies have attempted to identify the "sweet spot," where...

2014-06-11 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbra Streisand brought her passion for women's heart disease to Capitol Hill today where she met with key Congressional leaders and the Senate and House Women's Caucuses. Ms. Streisand also met with senior officials from National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Her message was clear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117131 "Heart disease is the...

2014-06-03 23:02:42

Celebrities that attended the lounge include: Loretta Devine, Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Lea Thompson, Joely Fisher, Brianna Brown, Zoey Deutch, and more. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 GBK (gbkproductions.com) - the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company hosted the official backstage Thank You Lounge for What A Pair! 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert on Saturday, May 31st at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills. The event featured a Broadway-style production of...

2014-05-08 23:07:33

A Los Angeles couple was awarded nearly $8 million in a negligence case against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Director of its Pain Center who was found to have negligently performed high risk pain management injections leaving Michael Markow paralyzed from the neck down Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Michael Markow, age 67, and Francine Markow, age 63, were separately represented during the roughly one month trial. Michael Markow was represented by Arnie E. Goldstein and Joy...

2014-04-28 23:00:35

Beverly Hills physician offers no-cost radiation mark removal. Epione Medical Corporation announced today that it will provide free radiation mark removal treatments to Cedars-Sinai and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Simon Ourian, Cosmetic Dermatologist and Medical Director of Epione Medical Corporation, announced today a new program to provide free radiation mark removal treatments for Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Cedars...

2014-04-14 12:33:08

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2014 Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and other diseases, announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) to support development of the Company's constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (C-IBS) program. The Company also announced that pioneering gastroenterologist and lead investigator for the C-IBS...

2014-03-31 23:26:24

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates - http://www.LAcolon.com - are on the forefront of establishing standards for the application of the da Vinci Si™ Robot in colon and rectal surgery. The da Vinci Si™ surgical system is a minimally invasive surgical system, considered to be the latest evolution in minimally invasive technologies. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon & Rectal Surgical Associates are now the top...


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