Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Women’s Health

Beyond the Bench

CASE STUDY 5: In the Delivery Room When you add rock and roll — literally — to labor, the result can be a faster delivery and a more satisfying childbirth experience. This is the outcome of a study in which Read On

Fearless Fighters

What do former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley and Armando E. Giuliano, MD, share? The close bond inspired by nearly a decade as patient and doctor—and the tenacity to battle breast cancer. Read On

10 Big Ideas

What ideas are shaping tomorrow’s medicine? What are the coming innovations in treating heart disease and cancer? What is the latest thinking in genetics and regenerative medicine? From the minds of our scientists and clinicians, we bring you 10 noteworthy, thought-provoking ideas that have the potential to transform medicine. Read On

Who’s Who: Steven Rad, MD

Over the winter holiday of 2010, Steven Rad, MD—a third-year obstetrics and gynecology resident at Cedars-Sinai—traveled 9,300 miles to Mbarara Hospital in Uganda in East Africa. For one week, he and his mentor Dotun Ogunyemi, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai’s Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training program, partnered with their counterparts in Mbarara, seeing patients, conducting rounds, delivering babies, and teaching. Read On

Q&A with Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick

Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick, an expert in high-risk pregnancy and advocate of collaborative research, joins Cedars-Sinai. Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, a nationally renowned expert in maternal-fetal medicine and women’s health, is the newly appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics Read On

My Device: A Very Cool Baby Blanket

The neonatal cooling blanket system is the latest development in preventing and minimizing brain damage in babies who have been deprived of adequate oxygen before or during birth (a condition called hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy). In the past, no treatment was available Read On