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Racial, ethnic, sex, insurance disparities ID’d in acne care

Racial/ethnic, sex, and insurance-based disparities are seen in acne care, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. John S. Barbieri, M.D., from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to identify potential disparities in …

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Ethnic groups have higher risk of developing a physical disability

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Men and women from a South Asian background are more likely to develop a physical disability and struggle with day-to-day physical activities throughout adulthood compared with their White British counterparts, new research published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences reports. Examining data from 40,000 men …

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Suicide risk factors vary by ethnic group

Risk factors for suicide are not universal among ethnic groups, a new report reveals. Credit: University of Houston Approximately 8.3 million adults in the United States reported thinking about suicide last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While thoughts and deeds are clearly different, University of …

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Researchers find genetic links to child obesity across diverse ethnic groups

Struan F.A. Grant, PhD, is a director of the Center for Spatial and Functional Genomics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia An international team of researchers who analyzed data across multiple ethnicities has produced the largest genetic study to date associated with common childhood obesity. The …

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Racial, ethnic disparities in care for preemies have narrowed

(HealthDay)—The disparity gap for care practices and certain outcomes between minority and white infants born at 22 to 29 gestational weeks narrowed from 2006 to 2017, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in Pediatrics. Nansi S. Boghossian, Ph.D., from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and colleagues …

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