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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....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.