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2014-04-22 16:26:56

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai will host their annual Spring Luncheon today at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Comedic actress and noted author Annabelle Gurwitch will be the master of ceremonies. Gurwitch is receiving rave reviews on her recently released essay collection, "I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50." The Guild will honor actress-author Marilu Henner with the Woman of the 21(st)...

2014-04-14 23:05:57

Six Mount Sinai Expert Guides use apps and digital content to support a new generation of physicians New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Wiley has teamed up with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the world's leading medical institutions, to create a series of expert guides for medical trainees, research fellows and practicing physicians. The six Mount Sinai Expert Guides combine the expertise of the medical faculty with new online platforms and mobile apps, creating...

New Imaging System Lights Up Tumors Using Scorpion Venom Protein And Laser
2014-02-26 10:42:27

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cedars-Sinai animal study may lead to human trial of experimental, compact intraoperative device to aid removal of malignant brain tumors Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery have developed a unique, compact, relatively inexpensive imaging device to "light up" malignant brain tumors and other cancers. The experimental system consists of a special camera designed and developed at Cedars-Sinai...

2014-02-18 23:30:04

Promet Source gives Mt. Sinai Hospital a routine checkup and delivers important site improvements and enhancements. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Sometimes hospital websites need some minor operations to improve their overall digital health. Mt. Sinai Hospital is rated as one of the top 10% of hospitals, nationwide. Their Drupal website reflects their brand - it needs to be of the highest integrity. Mt. Sinai Hospital turned to Promet for Drupal Consulting for a fast,...

2014-01-30 08:30:46

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus LA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have joined together to support a two-year fellowship and have named Dr. Vaneet Sandhu as the Lupus LA/Cedars-Sinai Fellow. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ of the body, and has no known cause or cure. Dr. Sandhu will be joining a 'dream team' of lupus researchers at Cedars-Sinai, known in the medical community for cutting edge research and world-renowned...

2014-01-29 23:03:57

Advice from Cardiovascular Experts of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Celebration of February’s American Heart Month and the 10th Anniversary of National Go Red Day Friday, February 7 (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 February is American Heart Month, with Friday, February 7 marking the 10th celebration of the American Heart Association’s National Go Red Day to continue to create awareness of the prevention and treatment of heart disease in women. One in three women have...

2014-01-15 23:01:50

Vicki LoPachin, MD, Appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital NY, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Vicki LoPachin, MD, who completed her residency training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai, and who previously served on the medical staff as an internal medicine specialist, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital. Prior to this post, Dr. LoPachin served as Medical Director of the North Shore University Hospital “Dr. LoPachin’s talents and...

2014-01-06 23:01:55

Edward C. Yang, MD Named New Chief of Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai Queens Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Edward C. Yang, MD, has been named Chief of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai Queens. Dr. Yang, board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, had previously served as Regional Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at Elmhurst Hospital Center in the Queens Hospital Network. Dr. Yang is also a...

2013-11-25 09:55:06

With standard care, median length of survival is 15 months after diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme -- and only 10 percent survive more than 5 years Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according to Cedars-Sinai researchers, who presented findings Nov. 23 at the Fourth Quadrennial Meeting of the...

2013-11-13 23:03:59

Preclinical Testing at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Shows SUMO-1 Gene Therapy Shrinks an Enlarged Heart, Improves Heart Function, and Blood Flow New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Researchers at the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have successfully tested a powerful gene therapy, delivered directly into the heart, to reverse heart failure in large animal models. The new research study findings, published in November 13 issue of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'