Oncology & Cancer

Virus that causes mono may increase risk of MS for multiple races

Like whites, Hispanic and black people who have had mononucleosis, commonly known as mono, which is caused by Epstein-Barr virus, may have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published in ...

Medical research

Review examines diversity in dermatology clinical trials

Racial and ethnic groups can be underrepresented in medical research. So what is the makeup of participants in randomized clinical trials of common dermatologic conditions? A review article published online by JAMA Dermatology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Whites have longest survival in cutaneous melanoma

(HealthDay)—For patients with cutaneous melanoma, whites have the longest survival time, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Ophthalmology

Survey: Vision health a priority

Most respondents across all ethnic and racial groups surveyed described loss of eyesight as the worst ailment that could happen to them when ranked against other conditions including loss of limb, memory, hearing, or speech, ...

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