Obstetrics & gynaecology

Greater racial, ethnic diversity of doctors found in Ob-Gyn

(HealthDay)—Among adult medical specialists, greater racial and ethnic diversity is found among obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns), according to research published in the January issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sense of purpose might ease diversity anxiety

(Medical Xpress)—Envisioning an increasingly diverse America – the Census Bureau predicts ethnic minorities, combined, will constitute the majority of the U.S. population by 2050 – causes anxiety for a lot of white ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Distrust of ethnic minorities 'cancelled out' by positive contact

(Medical Xpress)—A study reveals that the level of distrust felt by white British people towards ethnic minorities rises in line with the diversity of their local area. Yet the more day-to-day contact they have with each ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Life purpose buffers bad moods triggered by diversity

Being in the minority in an ethnically diverse crowd is distressing, regardless of your ethnicity, unless you have a sense of purpose in life, reports a Cornell developmental psychologist.

Health

When morning sickness lasts all day

Almost all women experience some nausea or vomiting when pregnant. Approximately one out of every hundred suffers from acute nausea during pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum) and may need hospital treatment to restore hydration, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AB blood type strong risk factor for venous blood clots

The non-O ABO blood type is the most important risk factor for venous thromboembolism (blood clots in veins), making up 20% of attributable risk for the condition, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

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