Diversity in Medicine
Increased social services spending ups cancer survival of Blacks
Five-year overall survival increased 2.02% among non-Hispanic Black patients.
Uterine cancer mortality is highest in Black women
Trends of increased mortality in all women seem to be driven by non-endometrioid tumors.
The whitest specialty: Bias
Most physicians, we believed, consider themselves to be, and strive to be, humane, compassionate, and egalitarian caregivers. The answer then...
Race-, ethnicity-based clinical guidelines miss the mark: Study
“We just look at [our patients] and we say, ‘Their skin color looks black, and therefore we’re going to apply a different equation to them.’ ”
Why do clinical trials still underrepresent minority groups?
The FDA wants researchers conducting clinical trials to submit a plan on how they will diversify participant pools. While the effort to undo...
Neurology, psychiatry studies overlook sex as a variable
This study points to a need for funding agencies to demand that researchers meet their mandates on sex- and gender-based analysis.
Medical education programs tell how climate change affects health
Medical schools are educating the next generation of doctors on one of the most widespread, insidious health threats of our time.
Higher ‘chemical restraint’ rates in Black psych patients in the ED
Black patients presenting with a psychiatric disorder were significantly more likely to receive chemical sedation than White patients presenting...
Antibiotic prescriptions to Black and Hispanic/Latinx patients in the U.S. are often inappropriate
“We were really surprised mainly by the racial findings.”
Internet intervention improved insomnia in Black women
Nearly half of women who took part in an online intervention achieved full resolution of insomnia after 6 months.