After years of failure, immunotherapy finally is working wonders for some cancers, transforming death sentences into long-term remission. The problem? It doesn’t work in most cancers — at least, not yet.
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Millions of lives have been saved since the first organ transplantation in 1954. Today’s leading-edge technology brings new promise but barriers remain. We asked 14 experts for their big ideas on how to improve the dynamic field.
In a landmark discovery, Cedars-Sinai investigators showed that more than 50 percent of sudden cardiac arrest patients experience warning symptoms up to a month before suffering the event — a deadly condition that, until now, seemed to strike without warning.
Medicine has never had more power than it does at this moment: power to detect, diagnose, prevent, and heal. An ever-deepening understanding of genetics and the function of cells, along with radical advances in informatics, herald a transformation in personalized health.
A study at Cedars-Sinai applies its individualized tactics to investigate how adverse pregnancy outcomes can be used to identify women at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Precision medicine can be thought of as a science of small details. By taking the microscopic view, it’s helping medicine draw a bigger, clearer picture.
Can precision medicine help solve the problem of inadequate diversity in medical research? The practice of precision medicine may contain its own solution: Technology has made it easier than ever to tap into the complexity of all humankind.