News tagged with minorities
A study comparing how physicians discuss clinical trials during clinical interactions with black patients versus white patients further confirms racial disparities in the quality of communication between physicians and patients.
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Negative perceptions about generic drugs are more widespread among ethnic minorities than among whites, finds a new study in Ethnicity & Disease. Greater use of generic drugs, say the authors, could signif ...
Medications Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Three separate studies presented today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas help to advance understanding of the differences between African American and Caucasian ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to detail the health of Pacific Islanders living in the United States, University of Michigan researchers have found alarmingly high rates of obesity and smoking.
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Could the impact of chronic stress explain why American black girls are more likely to be overweight than white girls? According to Dr. Tomiyama of the University of California, Los Angeles in the U.S., and her colleagues, ...
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The largest U.S. multicenter study of living kidney transplant donor chains showed that 46 percent of recipients are minorities, a finding that allays previous fears that these groups would be disadvantaged by expansion of ...
Other Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A transient ischemic attack, TIA or a "mini stroke," can lead to serious disability, but is frequently deemed by doctors too mild to treat, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Sep 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study on the emotional and behavioural adjustments of children from inter-ethnic and mono-ethnic families in Malaysia challenges traditional assumptions about inter-ethnic families.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers in general are relatively unhealthy eaters. But minority teens in particular have higher rates of obesity and eat far fewer fruits and vegetables.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People may believe words are not harmful, but the phrase "that's so gay" can have negative consequences for gay, lesbian or bisexual students, a new University of Michigan study indicated.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 15
Cardiovascular screening with ECG in young athletes is a cost effective way of diagnosing cardiac abnormalities, at just 138 Swiss Francs (about €115) per athlete. The findings were presented today, August 26, at the ESC ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Married couples who undergo long-term separations generally appear to be those who can't afford to divorce, a new nationwide study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A program designed to encourage more healthful food choices through simple color-coded labels and the positioning of items in display cases was equally successful across all categories of employees at a large ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hospitals in areas with large minority populations are more likely to be overcrowded and to divert ambulances, delaying timely emergency care, according to a multi-institutional study focused on California.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are leading the first nationwide project on how sexual and gender minorities experience cancer, highlighting previously overlooked communities perspectives on cancer ...
Cancer Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0