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APR
2015

Wildside to the table: Las Candalistas

Celebrating fresh, garden to table entertaining.  The Kids in Dependency System (K.I.D.S.) Clinic has been chosen as one of the top three 2015 charities to receive support from Las Candalistas, a local philanthropic organization that fundraises to support the health and...
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APR
2015

Leonard Nimoy Documentary Makers Enlist LA BioMed Researcher

Actor’s Daughter Seeking Expertise for Video to Help COPD Patients    LOS ANGELES – (April 13, 2015) –The daughter of the late actor Leonard Nimoy announced today that Richard Casaburi, PhD, MD, a lead researcher at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), will...
17
APR
2015

More analysis from the women’s health initiative on hormones, breast cancer

Analysis of the longer-term influence of menopausal hormone therapy on breast cancer incidence in two Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trials suggests a pattern of changing influences over time on breast cancer, according to an article published online by JAMA...
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APR
2015

Emergency departments improve readiness to care for children

Pediatric emergency care coordinators in the nation’s emergency departments are strongly linked with improved readiness to care for children, according to a new study in . Nearly 50 percent of the nation’s emergency departments have a physician or nurse dedicated to...
10
APR
2015

New Book Provides Workable Approaches for Combating Bullying

  LA BioMed Researcher Co-authors “Practical Strategies for Clinical Management of Bullying”  LOS ANGELES – “Practical Strategies for Clinical Management of Bullying,” a new book co-authored by Rashmi Shetgiri, MD, a Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) lead...
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APR
2015

LA BioMed Researcher, Dr. Rossiter to Study Pulmonary Rehab in Underserved COPD Patients

ATS Foundation and Breathe California Award Grant to Harry Rossiter, PhD   LOS ANGELES – April 1, 2015 –The ATS Foundation and Breathe California of Los Angeles have awarded $80,000 to Harry Rossiter, PhD, a lead researcher at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA...
20
MAR
2015

Targets Identified for Developing Therapies for IBMPFD

Study Identifies Protein Modification Needed to Treat Deadly Inherited Disorder   LOS ANGELES – (March 16, 2015) – IBMPFD is a rare and deadly genetic disorder that has devastated entire families, robbing many of their members of their ability to talk, walk and think clearly. A...
20
MAR
2015

Two Commonly Used Antibiotics Have Similar Cure Rates for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

NEJM Study is First to Compare Medications Prescribed for Cellulitis   LOS ANGELES – (March 18, 2015) – Two antibiotics frequently prescribed to treat serious skin infections – clindamycin and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) – had similar rates of success in curing...