Medical research

New study pinpoints why some injured kidneys do not heal

Cedars-Sinai investigators have discovered why some injured kidneys heal while others develop scarring that can lead to kidney failure. Their findings, detailed in a paper published in Science, could lead to the development ...


Investigating the most allergen-inducing drugs

Anaphylaxis is a variant of an extremely severe allergic reaction. Contact with the allergen can lead to a sharp drop in blood pressure and a lack of oxygen, which causes the body's systems to shut down and death can occur. ...


Q&A: Why the top cause of death for women has been ignored

Experts at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai who have studied progress made over decades of research say there's still a long way to go before medical science fully understands how heart disease is different in women ...

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