Diversity in Medicine
Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory condition of the follicular epithelium that most commonly is found in the axillae and buttocks...
We discuss health literacy challenges in dermatology, offer potential solutions, and propose ways that stakeholders can prioritize health literacy...
“I ask how often they wash their hair, because sometimes our recommendations for treatment are not realistic based on their current routine,” Dr....
“The magnitude of the risk was surprising,” one of the study authors said.
“This data should be very reassuring to parents and to children going to back to school.”
The reasons for the difference are unclear and in need of further research, according to the study authors.
Many medical associations have publicly announced their determination to help eliminate racial disparities.
“There’s nothing more awkward than having an awkward provider asking awkward questions,” Dr. Howa Yeung said.
The hypothesis for how the dual-wavelength lights work is that light is absorbed by the chromophore cytochrome c oxidase in the mitochondrial...
Skin of color (SOC) patients can wait 3 times longer to receive a diagnosis of psoriasis than non-SOC patients.
From the Journals
Industry- and non–industry-sponsored studies have very different patient populations.