Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does ethnicity affect asthma prevalence?

A study of UK schoolchildren has revealed that Black Africans, Indians and Bangladeshis have a similar or lower prevalence of asthma than White children, while Black Caribbean and Mixed Black Caribbean/White boys are more ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Discrimination is associated with depression among minority children

Minority children often encounter racism in their daily lives, and those who experience discrimination more often have more symptoms of depression, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 2 at the Pediatric Academic ...

Health

Unmet dental needs in Los Angeles children shown in study

In 2007, the death of 12-year-old Deamonte Driver from untreated tooth decay exposed the need for better dental care in Maryland families with limited resources. However, the problem ranges beyond a single state, researchers ...

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