• Kaiser Permanente Clinical Trials Make Care Personal

    August 24, 2016
    Kaiser Permanente member Frederick Jackson was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer in 1995. More than 20 years later, and after undergoing treatment at Kaiser Permanente that included participation in a clinical trial, Jackson’s prostate-specific antigen – a key indicator used to monitor prostate cancer remission or progression – is the lowest it has been since the beginning stages of his treatment. Jackson, who shared his story in a video about his experience, is one of the many Kaiser Permanente members who have successfully participated in a clinical trial.
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  • Resistant Hypertension Linked to Increased Risk of Sleep Apnea

    August 15, 2016
    Among adults with hypertension, resistant hypertension (RH) is associated with increased risk of sleep apnea, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the journal Respirology.  Simran K. Bhandari, MD, from Los Angeles Medical Center, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study involving 470,386 adults with hypertension.
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  • Sedentary Time May Raise Heart Disease Risk – Sit Less, Move More

    August 15, 2016
    Sedentary Time May Raise Heart Disease Risk – Sit Less, Move More
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