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Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Incidence of Blood Clots is IncreasingTimothy Shaffer
DOR researchers looking to develop a tool that can calculate patient risk of developing a blood clot.
Podcast: Improving Lung Cancer Survivalttgadmin
Early detection of lung cancer took a huge step forward when studies showed screening of high-risk adults with low dose CT could find cancers at an early enough stage to save lives.
Childhood Weight Tied to Timing of PubertyTimothy Shaffer
Kaiser Permanente study is largest and most racially and ethnically diverse to show an association between early obesity and puberty onset in boys and girls.
COVID-19 Vaccination Not Tied to Postmenopausal BleedingTimothy Shaffer
Kaiser Permanente study does not support anecdotal reports
Early Antibiotics for Sepsis Supported in New Studyttgeditor
Concerns about overuse of antibiotics in hospitalized patients addressed in multi-hospital analysis that included Kaiser Permanente
COVID-19 Patients Did Better If They Had Booster Vaccinationttgeditor
Kaiser Permanente study finds higher risk if unvaccinated, lacking booster, or having certain health conditions
Innovating Health Care Through the Decadesttgadmin
Celebrating 60 years, the Division of Research continues to harness technology to transform health.
Lifestyle Coaching Helps Black Adults Control High Blood Pressurettgeditor
Kaiser Permanente study finds culturally tailored program leads to long-term benefits in adults with hypertension.
Heart Bypass Surgery May Be Best Treatment After Heart Attack For Some Older Adultsttgeditor
Kaiser Permanente Northern California study found long-term benefit for medical outcomes and quality of life.