Category Archives: Medicine

How to Take Care of Yourself When Your Baby Is in the NICU

How to Take Care of Yourself When Your Baby Is in the NICU

Ensuring that women have accurate, accessible information about pregnancy and birth is one of the best ways to support healthy pregnancies and to help all babies get the best possible start in life. That’s why March of Dimes, the global organization committed to ending premature birth, created the blog News Moms Need. Updated several times… Read More…

How to Make Homes Safer for Seniors

How to Make Homes Safer for Seniors

While the Motion Picture and Television Fund is proud to offer supportive, high-quality residential accommodation on its Wasserman Campus for members of the entertainment community in their retirement years, the organization also recognizes that many adults who are older prefer to remain in their own homes as they age. That’s why MPTF operates the Home… Read More…

Spotlight on the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Program

Spotlight on the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Program

Founded in 1902 and currently serving one of the most diverse regions in the United States, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has become known for pioneering leadership in transforming health care. Envisioning a future in which better care and improved delivery benefits all patients, Cedars-Sinai works to develop new approaches to treatment, educate tomorrow’s health professionals, and… Read More…

March of Dimes Celebrates Important New Research Partnership

March of Dimes Celebrates Important New Research Partnership

The fight to end preterm birth and to ensure that all babies have a healthy start in life got an important boost earlier this year with the announcement of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Imperial College London. Read on to learn more about this exciting research partnership dedicated to understanding and… Read More…

How to Start Exercising – Helpful Tips for Seniors

How to Start Exercising – Helpful Tips for Seniors

While regular physical activity can help to maintain your well-being and fitness at any age, experts agree that it’s especially important for seniors and older adults. According to numerous studies, consistent exercise helps slow down and/or reduce the impact of a number of age-related conditions. For instance, it reduces the risk of heart attack and… Read More…

What You Need to Know about Joining an MS Clinical Trial

What You Need to Know about Joining an MS Clinical Trial

Volunteering for a clinical trial is one of the most important ways that people with MS can help advance research into the disease and support the development of new treatments and therapies. But it’s very important to be able to make an informed decision before agreeing to participate. To help people with MS learn more… Read More…

4 of the Most Important Recent Achievements in MS Research

4 of the Most Important Recent Achievements in MS Research

As part of its bold and ambitious vision to create a world that is free of MS, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides funding for innovative and cutting-edge MS research in the US and around the world. While many research projects that the National MS Society supports are “investigator-initiated”—that is, led by creative investigators who… Read More…

Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Possessing more than 900 active projects, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the United States’ leading organizations for clinical and medical research. Pioneering scientists from around the country and the world visit Cedars-Sinai and its diverse array of laboratories, institutes, and research groups to push the boundaries of medical knowledge and break new ground with… Read More…

A Look Back at 15 Years of the Prematurity Campaign

A Look Back at 15 Years of the Prematurity Campaign

Each year in the United States, some 380,000 babies are born prematurely. Defined as birth occurring before week 37 of pregnancy, premature birth and its related complications are not only the leading cause of death in American babies, they can also contribute to serious long-term health problems for those babies who do survive infancy. While… Read More…