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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...

2012-02-02 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...

2012-01-23 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...

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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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