• Childhood Diagnosis of ADHD Increased Dramatically over Nine-Year Period

    January 21, 2013
    PASADENA, Calif. – The rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010, with non-Hispanic white children having the highest diagnosis rates, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics (formerly Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine). The study also showed there was a 90 ...
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  • Changes in PSA Levels over Time can Help Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer

    January 15, 2013
    PASADENA, Calif. – Measurements taken over time of prostate specific antigen, the most commonly used screening test for prostate cancer in men, improve the accuracy of aggressive prostate cancer detection when compared to a single measurement of PSA, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the British Journal of Urology International. The retrospective study ...
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  • Study Suggests Tests Routinely Done on Patients with Microscopic Blood in Urine can be Avoided

    January 9, 2013
    PASADENA, Calif., – The presence of microscopic hematuria – blood found in urine that can’t be seen by the naked eye – does not necessarily indicate the presence of cancer, according to a Kaiser Permanente Southern California study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study suggests that tests routinely done on patients with ...
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