A lack of diversity in medical studies is hurting science and patients.
It's not for lack of effort: hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent and millions more are being spent on metastatic
Dr. Pierre Tariot is the co-principal investigator for the Generation Study. He is the director of the Banner Alzheimer's
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More than 44 million people across the globe have Alzheimer's disease. And that number is expected to multiply by three or more over the next several decades. Yet, despite billions of dollars of investments into research and advocacy for effective treatment and a cure, neither exists.
For years, clinical research has been unequal. There's been a lack of diversity in clinical trial participants for both the customer and provider side of medical science.
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by sickle cell, but not enough are signing up for clinical trials to help.
Hint: It's period stuff.
Because our bodies all react differently do drugs, it can be dangerous to prescribe them to groups of people that do not
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Medical advances are coming more rapidly and are more widely covered by news agencies. Make sure you are engaged, and make sure you have a physician who is up to date in knowing about all the new progress. Your life could depend on it!