Michele Tagliati, MD, director of the Movement Disorders Program, has seen deep brain stimulation work miracles in many people suffering from dystonia, a disorder that makes muscles contract and patients twist into painful, awkward positions. Electrical leads implanted on each Read On
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Last year, the Cedars-Sinai Weight Loss Center helped overweight to obese adults lose more than 30,000 pounds. From roofs to iPads, our gallery helps you visualize what 30,000 pounds look like. The weight of a roof on an average house Read On
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.