• Study Finds that Diabetes Does Not Increase Complications of Total Knee Replacement Surgery

    February 27, 2013
    PASADENA, Calif.  – Patients with diabetes who undergo total knee replacement surgery do not have increased risk of surgical complications compared to those patients without diabetes, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Researchers studied the electronic health records of more than 40,000 patients who had a ...
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  • 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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