Rowena Roque, 46, was having a problem that many people can relate to: doing everything in her power to lose weight and get healthy but never succeeding.
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Immune System Irregularities Found in Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders
Women with prolonged mental health problems up to three years after childbirth may be suffering from irregular immune system responses, according to new research by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in the American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.
Researchers developing treatment for drug-resistant fungus with $3M-plus grant from National Institutes of Health
With a new $3 million-plus grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Case Western Reserve University researchers are examining the next level of treatment for Candida auris (C.auris), a multidrug-resistant yeast that causes serious infection and, in some cases, death.
Chew on These Holiday Safety Tips Before Chowing Down
This holiday season, millions of people will be celebrating with family and friends. Preparing and sharing food is often the centerpiece of getting together. However, while good cheer may fill the air, danger could be lurking just beyond the door to the kitchen or dining room.
Breast Cancer Awareness Is for Men, Too
Although breast cancer is more common in women, during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer are reminding men that they are at risk as well. One in every 100 breast cancers in the U.S. is diagnosed in a man, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Truth About Monkeypox
Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the U.S., stoking fear and confusion about the way the virus is spread, who is at risk and where to seek treatment.
ACI to Host Webinar on CDC’s New Resource for Schools: Clean Hands and Spaces
Join the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) as we showcase the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention new online training resources – Clean Hands and Spaces – for educators, administrators, and supporting personnel in K-12 schools and early care and education settings. Sign-up now for the free August 4 webinar.
Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Eleven Key Questions Answered
With the vaccine for children ages 6 months and older approved, the experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provide guidance for families. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone approved to receive a COVID-19 vaccine get one—including children ages 6 months and older.
Leader in Diabetes Care and Technologies Joins Cedars-Sinai
Roma Gianchandani, MD, has joined Cedars-Sinai as the new medical director of Diabetes Quality and vice-chair of Quality and Innovation.
Rutgers Public Health Expert Available to Comment on the CDC’s New Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccinated People
Vince Silenzio, professor in the department of urban-global public health at the Rutgers School of Public Health is available to discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest guidance to Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “If you needed any more reasons…
NAU’s Pathogen and Microbiome Institute to test Allarity Therapeutics drug as potential therapy for new, highly infectious Coronavirus Variant B117
The testing plan for the “British variant” is based on findings of pre-clinical tests showing stenoparib blocks infection and the replication of SARS-CoV-2, as recently published in peer-reviewed journal mBio.
AACC and CDC Partner to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Testing Around the World
AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation that aims to expand lipid testing in resource-limited countries. Improving access to this essential testing could help reduce the high worldwide mortality rate from cardiovascular disease by enabling patients to get treated for this condition earlier.
Wichita State takes suicide-prevention campaign national
As a way to promote suicide prevention, Wichita State University is expanding the #WeSupportU Suspenders4Hope campaign throughout the country in hopes of creating positive change in communities regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
Pioneering oncology researcher leads publication of new exercise prescriptions for cancer prevention, survival
Oncology nurse practitioner Anna Schwartz, a professor at Northern Arizona University, was a leader on the team that reviewed the latest scientific evidence and offered recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery and improved survival, which were shared this week in three publications.