Kaiser Permanente to Examine Role of Environmental Factors in Childhood Obesity and Developmental Disorders

Kaiser Permanente researchers have received a major new grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how exposures to environmental chemicals during pregnancy may influence the risk of obesity and neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Twenty percent of U.S. children…

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Kaiser Permanente Adopts Recommended Preventive Procedure for Ovarian Cancer Without Adversely Affecting Surgical Outcomes

A surgical procedure recommended to reduce the future risk of ovarian cancer has been successfully implemented throughout Kaiser Permanente in Northern California without a change in surgical outcomes, according to research published today in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Ovarian cancer…

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A Better Way to Predict Diabetes

Scientists develop a highly accurate method to predict type 2 diabetes after delivery in women with gestational diabetes An international team of researchers has discovered a simple, accurate new way to predict which women with gestational diabetes will develop type…

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