Obstetrics & gynaecology

White women tend to get better pain management after childbirth

After childbirth, some women who received an epidural for pain will develop a debilitating headache. But minority women are less likely than white moms to receive the treatment that can provide relief, according to a new ...

Vaccination

Experts propose 'five Cs' to tackle vaccine hesitancy

The reluctance or refusal to accept COVID-19 vaccinations can be tackled by a five-pronged strategy to addressing the behavioral and socio-demographic factors behind vaccine hesitancy. Writing in the Journal of the Royal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health disparities in type 1 diabetes and COVID-19 infection

Non-Hispanic black patients with Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19 were almost four times as likely to present to the hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) compared to non-Hispanic whites, according to an article published ...

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