DOR researchers are recognized internationally for their scientific expertise and have contributed more than 3,000 scientific papers about how to use health informatics, manage chronic illness, and motivate self-care and disease prevention.
KP Northern California members are 52 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer since TPMG launched a comprehensive, integrated screening program, according to a recent study.
Kaiser Permanente study confirms recommendations for catch-up HPV vaccination with three doses in females aged 15 to 20, but not when started at or after age 21.
30-Year National Study Shows Women Who Breastfeed for 6 Months or More Reduce their Diabetes Risk by 50%
Erica Gunderson, PhD, MS, MPH, discusses findings in a 30-year study that show the protective effects of breastfeeding for both mothers and their offspring, including lowering a mother’s risk of developing diabetes, breast and ovarian cancer.
Kelly Young-Wolff, PhD, KP Division of Research, and Nancy Goler, MD, discuss their study addressing the increase in maternal prenatal marijuana use, and how the results fill a critical data gap in understanding marijuana use among pregnant women.
Urban American-Indian and Alaskan Natives May Have Lower Survival Following Invasive Prostate and Breast Cancer
Laurel A. Habel, PhD discusses research from TPMG's Division of Research that finds urban American-Indian and Alaskan Native communities are more likely to have lower survival rates following invasive prostate and breast cancer.
Laurel Habel, Ph.D, from TPMG's Division of Research, describes Indivior as a promising alternative to the current addiction medication and believes it will be helpful to patients.