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2012-04-02 06:27:17

Proceeds from the Luncheon to Benefit the Women's Guild Lung Institute at Cedars-Sinai LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sarah Brown, author and wife of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, will be honored by Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai at their annual luncheon on Thursday, April 12th at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The global leader will be presented with the "Woman of the 21st Century" award for her dedication and commitment to women's health and well-being. The...

2012-03-12 20:07:14

Cedars-Sinai researchers have unlocked the mystery of how an inflammatory molecule is produced in the body, a discovery they say could lead to advances in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Type 2 diabetes and numerous other chronic diseases that affect tens of millions of people. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is published online by the peer-reviewed journal Immunity and will appear in the March print edition. The researchers identified for the first time...

2012-02-09 09:22:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3000 years ago, Moses descended Sinai to gift his people with a set of tablets 'hewed and written by the finger of God.' Everyone agrees, the man of our past existed through a far different consciousness than the man of today. At Sinai, the people had failed to take a quantum leap and absorb God's intended enlightenment. In truth, man chose to walk a different path towards his enlightenment. (Photo:...

2012-02-02 18:00:59

Therapeutic cooling for stroke, damaging effects of normally beneficial blood component following ischemic stroke, more Stroke experts from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will present research updates at the International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Feb. 1 through Feb. 3 in New Orleans. Highlights include: 6:15 — 6:45 p.m. CST, Feb. 1, Thrombin Activity Associated with Neuronal Damage during Acute Stage of Ischemic Stroke After...

2012-01-31 11:56:00

Hospital welcomes new Board of Trustees appointments and members for 2012 MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne E. Chaplin, president and COO of Southern Wine and Spirits of America, is the new chairman of the Mount Sinai Medical Center Board of Trustees. Chaplin previously served as the past vice chair of the Executive Committee at Mount Sinai. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120131/DC44991) A native of Brooklyn, New York, Chaplin...

2012-01-23 21:00:00

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the overuse of health care procedures, diagnostic tests and medications has been widespread in the United States for at least 30 years. Such unnecessary health care services contribute to high medical costs, and could be harmful to patients. New York (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the overuse of health care procedures, diagnostic tests and medications has been widespread...

2012-01-05 11:49:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its commitment to the wellbeing of New York's Latino community, The Mount Sinai Hospital proudly premieres ¡A tu salud! (www.mountsinai.org/latino), the first ever weekly health and wellness TV series created by Mount Sinai, debuting Saturday, January 7th at 11AM on Telemundo, Channel 47. The series will re-air Mondays and Tuesdays at 5 am. ¡A tu salud! spotlights the key health issues plaguing the Latino community and...

2011-12-19 07:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After obtaining confirmatory opinions from multiple experts in patent law, Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC.BB: NWBO) (NW Bio) today reaffirms that its lead program, applying DCVax(®)-L for treatment of brain cancer, continues to have clear freedom to operate with respect to US Patent 7,939,090 (the '090 patent), recently issued to Cedars Sinai, and licensed to Immunocellular Therapeutics (IMUC)...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

Learn how toxic exposures in pregnancy and early childhood may contribute to rising rates of disease in children. Discover simple steps for prevention at the Fifth Annual Mount Sinai Greening Our Children Luncheon. (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 The Fifth Annual Mount Sinai Greening Our Children Luncheon will take place Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Connecticut. You will hear from Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, renowned pediatrician and expert in childrenâs...

2011-12-16 11:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec.16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint announced today that the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute will provide clinical expertise to help shape WellPoint's new health care solutions that will utilize IBM's Watson technology. WellPoint announced plans in September to develop the first commercial application utilizing IBM Watson to help improve patient care and support physicians in their efforts to make the most informed, personalized treatment...