Ethnic minorities in Scotland have longer life expectancy

People living in Scotland who describe themselves as being of an ethnic minority have a longer life expectancy than those describing themselves as White Scottish, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.


Moderna hails diversity of COVID trial participants

Biotech firm Moderna said Thursday that it had successfully recruited ethnic minorities, older people and those with underlying health issues for its COVID-19 vaccines trial, after it pushed to enrol groups most vulnerable ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19-linked deaths mainly in seniors in May to August 2020

(HealthDay)—From May to August 2020, COVID-19-associated deaths occurred mainly among older adults and in certain racial and ethnic minorities, especially Hispanics, according to research published in the Oct. 16 early-release ...


Surgeon general issues call to action for hypertension control

(HealthDay)—The path toward hypertension control includes making it a national priority, ensuring community support, and optimizing patient care, according to a call to action from the U.S. Surgeon General, summarized in ...

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