Two patients in an experimental US rehabilitation program for paralyzed people have been able to walk again thanks to electrical stimulation of their spinal cords, and two others have been able to stand or sit, according to newly published results.
HEALTHY AGING IN BEVERLY HILLS — Mayor Julian Gold, a physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, attended the Senior Health Fair last week at Roxbury Park Community Center. Seniors were able to network with dozens of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Pictured, from left: Carol Marks, Mayor Gold and Health and Safety Commissioner Lisa Kay Schwartz. Marks may look familiar to hundreds of residents – she taught kindergarten at Hawthorne Elementary for 30 years. She and her husband have resided in Beverly Hills for 64 years. Among her students were Schwartz’s two children and Rebecca Gold, the mayor’s daughter.
A sentencing hearing was postponed Monday for a former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts administrator who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to investigators about his part in a bribery scheme at the VA's Westside medical center campus.
Bird and Lime, the operators of dockless electric scooters that have become a Millennial fad but have raised concerns about safety and cluttering of sidewalks, want supporters to descend on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday evening to protest the firms' possible ouster from the municipality.
The third annual "Rock for Research" Sunday at a private Beverly Hills estate, sponsored by the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Board of Governors, raised more than $480,000 for the Board of Governors’ Regenerative Medicine Institute.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.
The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.
The $10,000 grant will go to Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Power of Precision” campaign to accelerate the pace of cancer research in molecular genetics, promoting the translation of the scientific advances into new life-saving therapies for patients.
The son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett was sued by a man he allegedly stabbed during a crime spree in May.
Canada will legalize the consumption and cultivation of cannabis from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.