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2011-11-02 09:10:45

Among the most commonly used treatments for irritable bowel syndrome – which affects as many as 20 percent of the United States population – a targeted antibiotic was shown to be the safest in a new study by Cedars-Sinai researchers, based on an analysis of 26 large-scale clinical trials.

2011-10-20 10:19:42

Patients with major depression do better by learning to create a more positive outlook about the future, rather than by focusing on negative thoughts about their past experiences.

2011-07-26 17:10:00

MIAMI, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a continuing effort to aid area charitable efforts, Dade Medical College has agreed to donate $250,000 to the Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation, the Miami Beach, FL-based Mount Sinai Medical Center's philanthropic arm.

2011-07-20 14:43:00

LOS ANGELES, July, 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The HOK Los Angeles (HOK/LA) design team recently joined construction partner Hathaway Dinwiddie and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in accepting distinguished double honors for the new Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion.

2011-07-07 09:12:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Gervasio Lamas, chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, will now also serve as Mount Sinai's Chairman of Medicine. Dr.

2011-05-17 00:00:27

Mount Sinai School of Medicine today honored U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York), Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and three scientific pioneers at its 42nd commencement ceremony held at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.