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2011-11-02 09:10:45

Among the most commonly used treatments for IBS, a targeted antibiotic was shown to be the safest in a new study by Cedars-Sinai researchers 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. The study, for presentation at the American...

2011-10-20 10:19:42

New psychotherapy developed at Cedars-Sinai helps depression patients cultivate optimistic outlook instead of traditional therapy focus on negative thoughts about past 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, researchers at Cedars-Sinai say after developing a new treatment that helps patients do this. While Major Depressive Disorder patients...

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. The college announced the donation and presented a check to foundation Executive Director Michael Milberg on Friday, July 15, 2011 during a ceremony that also featured a very special guest - Florida Senator Bill Nelson....

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. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/LA38808) The project received the "Community Impact Award" and the "Under Construction - Healthcare Award" as part of the 41st annual Los Angeles Business Council's Architectural...

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. Lamas has been part of the Mount Sinai family for nearly 20 years and is actively involved with the institution's teaching program and research initiatives making him a natural choice for overseeing the institution's department of medicine. (Photo:...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'