Obstetrics & gynaecology

UK study reveals ethnic differences in obstetric anesthesia care

New research published in Anaesthesia shows that Black pregnant women in the UK are much more likely than white women to be given general anesthesia during cesarean section births, while some Black and south Asian women having ...


Millions may see lower out-of-pocket costs for heart medications

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, including in the United States, where about 20% of all deaths are caused by heart disease. Highly effective medications can lower the rates of death and disability ...


Study shows racial inequities in newborn drug testing

If a newborn tests positive for certain drugs after birth, mandated reporters in many states—including health care professionals and social workers—are required to report it to Child Protective Services.

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