Streisand's hospital gift

Barbra Streisand has donated US$5 million ($6.9 million) to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles for a women's heart education and research programme, the hospital said.

The gift will create permanent funding for the Barbra Streisand Women's Cardiovascular Research and Education at Cedars-Sinai and the hospital said it would expand research efforts there.

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