Diversity in Medicine
Concerning trend of growing subarachnoid hemorrhage rates in Black people
“Addressing this racial disparity will require multidisciplinary factors targeted not just at subarachnoid hemorrhage risk factors but also at...
Study reveals racial disparities in advanced HF therapies
White adults were twice as likely as Black adults to receive a ventricular assist device or heart transplant.
Achieving diversity, equity and inclusion: Invite everyone and build a team
Don’t recruit diverse people to your program and then have them come and feel not included.
Noted oncologist ponders death, life, care inequities
A photojournalist-turned-physician practiced in India and the United Kingdom before rising to prominence in U.S. community oncology.
Eighty percent of U.S. maternal deaths are preventable: Study
“It’s significant. It’s staggering. It’s heartbreaking.”
People of color bearing brunt of long COVID, doctors say
“We are getting a very skewed population of Caucasian wealthy people who are coming to our clinic.”
Secondary CV prevention benefit from polypill promises global health benefit
In older patients with a prior myocardial infarction, a three-drug polypill significantly reduced risk of CV events in the multinational SECURE...
Monkeypox in children and women remains rare, CDC data show
“This data should be very reassuring to parents and to children going to back to school.”
Cholesterol levels lowering in U.S., but disparities emerge
While cholesterol levels in American adults have improved overall in the past decade, disparities in control have emerged, according to a new...
Rich or poor, educated or not, all face risk for hypertension
Historically thought to be a disease of the rich and sedentary, hypertension occurs with similar frequency in low- and middle-income countries.