Contemporary heart failure risk among Black Americans correlates with historical residential redlining, a new analysis of Medicare beneficiaries shows.
New research on lung transplant donors and recipients revealed that socioeconomic position and geographic location did not account for the majority of differences in post-transplant outcomes seen among racial and ethnic groups.
New Cleveland Clinic research shows a troubling disparity in Black patients’ access to advanced inflammatory bowel disease therapies when compared with white patients. This lack of access to advanced treatments can have severe health consequences for patients, including more complications and hospitalizations.
A study has found that Black patients with sports medicine-related hip conditions are far less likely than white patients to have MRI and be recommended for surgery. Differences in bony pathology may explain why.
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Despite significant differences in risk factors, demographics and socioeconomics between Black and white patients with acute type B aortic dissection, similar management and outcomes can be achieved.
A recent study shows how equitable COVID-19 outcomes and reduced disparities in care can be achieved.
Black Americans with MS have more severe indicators of clinical disability and pathological disease than their white counterparts, even after adjusting for socioeconomic status, finds a large database study.
This livestreamed CME conference will help equip healthcare professionals to be part of the solution for addressing healthcare disparities surrounding stroke, heart attack and more.
Reasons for lagging COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black Americans are likely multifactorial. Likewise, responses to promote vaccination need to be multifaceted and community-based.
Data analysis reveals that Black patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are 5x more likely to use chronic glucocorticoids than white patients. Healthcare access may play a role.