Diabetes

Outcomes worse for children with type 1 diabetes who are Black

Black children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) experience disparities in health outcomes compared with other racial and ethnic groups with similar neighborhood opportunity profiles, according to a study published online May 5 ...

Oncology & Cancer

New research highlights racial disparities in genomic profiling

A new study by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that Black women with metastatic breast cancer were less likely to have tumors with treatable ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer burden facing Asian Americans partly caused by racism

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) published a commentary today on the significant cancer disparities facing Asian Americans. The article is authored by seven researchers from across the country who participated ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Cross-racial study of 1.87m vets shows wide disparities in dementia

In what is believed to be the largest study to date on race and dementia, researchers from UCSF and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System tracked health and demographic data from close to two million veterans. ...

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