The Hispanic Risk Model is the first breast cancer model based exclusively on data from Hispanic women. It was developed by a Kaiser Permanente researcher and his colleagues and is published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Kaiser Permanente study also finds length of lifetime reproductive cycle can affect risk
Women who begin menopause before age 46 or after 55 have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study of more than 124,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative
, a large national trial aimed at preventing disease in postmenopausal women.
Children whose mothers gain excess weight or have elevated blood sugar during their pregnancies are more likely to become overweight or obese during their first decade of life, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published today in Maternal and Child Health Journal
Kaiser Permanente study highlights benefit of cognitive behavioral therapy for teens who decline antidepressants.
Depressed teenagers who received cognitive behavioral therapy in their primary care clinic recovered faster, and were also more likely to recover, than teens who did not receive the primary care-based counseling, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics.
Despite widespread access to online health-care tools among U.S. seniors, a new Kaiser Permanente study found that digital access and usage preferences among seniors significantly differs by race/ethnicity and age. The study was published online today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these patients didn’t discuss this care with their primary care providers. These study results, published today in The American Journal of Managed Care
, suggest that better care coordination is needed among patients and physicians.