Cardiology

Black patients have higher rates of death after PCI

Black patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are at an increased risk for major adverse outcomes, including death, compared to white patients, according to a study published today in JACC: Cardiovascular ...

Oncology & Cancer

Racial differences seen in time to treatment for melanoma

(HealthDay)—Black patients are more likely to experience a longer delay from diagnosis to surgery versus white patients with melanoma, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Immunology

Food allergy may be underdiagnosed in children on Medicaid

Prevalence of food allergy among Medicaid-enrolled children across the U.S. was substantially lower (0.6 percent), compared to previous national estimates using parent surveys (7.6 percent) and reports of physician confirmation ...

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