Medications

Study shows genotype leads to discontinued, decreased medication

Patients whose race is recorded as Black in their electronic health record (EHR) are more likely to have azathioprine, an immunosuppressant medication, discontinued or its dose reduced because their laboratory results show ...

Oncology & Cancer

Veterans at higher risk of deadly skin cancers

U.S. veterans are at higher risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than most Americans, and new research finds they are also more likely to have advanced-stage disease when it's detected.

Neuroscience

Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke outcomes

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Despite declines in stroke mortality in the overall population in recent decades, disparities in incidence remain persistent among Black and Hispanic Americans. Now a ...

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