Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In under 25s, racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 incidence varied

Among persons younger than 25 years old, racial and ethnic differences in COVID-19 incidence varied through 2020, according to research published in the March 10 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Surgery

Deceased organ donation rose among Blacks but still lags

(HealthDay)—Deceased organ donation increased among some racial groups, particularly among Black people, from 1999 to 2017, but substantial racial and ethnic differences remain, according to a study published online Feb. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Analysis confirms racial disparities in COVID-19 infection

An analysis of Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California early in the COVID-19 pandemic found racial and ethnic disparities in the likelihood of testing positive for the coronavirus, but no significant disparities ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing

Black women have higher recurrence and mortality rates than non-Hispanic white women for certain types of breast cancer, according to a University of Illinois Chicago researcher's study published recently in JAMA Oncology.

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