Tag: diversity

It May Take Decades Before Trainees Look Like the US Population

Researchers project that it may take up to a century before the percentage of Black and Hispanic medical residents reflects that of the general population....

AAD Announces Diversity Initiatives

The American Academy of Dermatology has announced a 3-year, multifaceted initiative to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion not only within the academy itself, but also...

Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine 91.6% Effective, Studies Show

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Phase III clinical trials show Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is...

Brazilian Researchers Tracking Reinfection by New Virus Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Just as Brazil surpassed 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 on January 7,...

How Guest Authorship Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

January 20, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The premise behind guest authorship is simple. You write an article...

Gut Microbiome Predicts Nivolumab Efficacy in Gastric Cancer?

Preliminary data suggest that a certain pattern of gut microbes may be useful in predicting which patients with advanced gastric cancer are likely to benefit...

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape

Stephanie Flores-Pollack, MD, a dermatology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, began considering the field of dermatology when, as part of the Latino Medical...

After 48 Years, NCI Aims to Track Breast Cancer Recurrences

  Patients with breast cancer want accurate information on the risk of their cancer recurring once they have completed treatment. “I would like to know...

Hospitalization Risk Four Times Higher in Blacks With T1D, COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who contract COVID-19, Black...

Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine, in development to prevent COVID-19, yielded 94.5%...

Poor and Minority Children With Food Allergies in Danger

    As Emily Brown stood in a food pantry looking at her options, she felt alone. Up to that point, she had never struggled...

Decision on Race Multiplier in CKD in Blacks ‘Has Real Consequences’

Eliminating the race multiplier from calculation of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of more than 2000 African Americans in a Boston-based health system led...

Online Gamers to Help Build a More Stable Covid-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Quickly vaccinating billions of people around the globe against Covid-19 is...

Cleveland Hospitals’ Private Police Comes Under Scrutiny

Two City Council members, a municipal court judge and the NAACP are calling for tougher supervision of private police forces that disproportionately arrest Black people...

Flu Vaccine Significantly Cuts Pediatric Hospitalizations

Unlike previous studies focused on vaccine effectiveness (VE) in ambulatory care office visits, Angela P. Campbell, MD, MPH, and associates have uncovered evidence of the...

PPIs Associated With Diabetes Risk, but Questions Remain

Regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a large prospective analysis of the...

‘These Are Not Things I’m Getting Paid For’

Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned by patients about where you went to medical school. Being asked for ID every...

College Coronavirus Testing Plans Are All Over the Map

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. University of Illinois graduate student Kristen Muñoz submits her saliva sample...

Anti-Affirmative Action Paper Blasted on Twitter Now Retracted

An article published in March in the Journal of the American Heart Association that raised a ruckus on #medtwitter this week has now been retracted....

Black People Underrepresented in Cancer Trials

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — U.S. government-funded clinical trials for new cancer treatments have more...