Health Disparities News and Research

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Health disparities (also called healthcare inequality in some countries) refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and socioeconomic groups.
Measurement of death needs to be improved to save lives in future

Measurement of death needs to be improved to save lives in future

Global prevalence of dementia estimated to increase to more than 152 million by 2050

Global prevalence of dementia estimated to increase to more than 152 million by 2050

ASCCP voices support for 2020 ACS guidelines, recognizes the need to shift to primary HPV screening

ASCCP voices support for 2020 ACS guidelines, recognizes the need to shift to primary HPV screening

Pandemic disrupted the utilization of women’s preventive health services

Pandemic disrupted the utilization of women’s preventive health services

Linguistic isolation impacts health outcomes of older Mexican Americans

Linguistic isolation impacts health outcomes of older Mexican Americans

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Study explores the intersection of culture and health among Mexican women and children

Study explores the intersection of culture and health among Mexican women and children

Arizona Center for Rural Health receives HRSA funding to continue health services in rural Arizona

Arizona Center for Rural Health receives HRSA funding to continue health services in rural Arizona

Changes in midlife wealth influence cardiovascular health

Changes in midlife wealth influence cardiovascular health

BUSM receives $2.7 million grant to reduce disparities in cardio-oncology

BUSM receives $2.7 million grant to reduce disparities in cardio-oncology

Researcher receives $2.5 million award to curb HIV infection among people who inject drugs

Researcher receives $2.5 million award to curb HIV infection among people who inject drugs

Achieving gender equality within global health

Achieving gender equality within global health

Continuity of nursing care in home health visits may prevent rehospitalization for dementia patients

Continuity of nursing care in home health visits may prevent rehospitalization for dementia patients

Research data on biology of Alzheimer's disease is now available to scientists

Research data on biology of Alzheimer's disease is now available to scientists

Machine learning tools can help identify tooth loss

Machine learning tools can help identify tooth loss

Black and Hispanic Americans suffer most in biggest US decline in life expectancy since WWII

Black and Hispanic Americans suffer most in biggest US decline in life expectancy since WWII

New tool exposes deeply entrenched inequities in COVID-19 outcomes

New tool exposes deeply entrenched inequities in COVID-19 outcomes

LGB Millennials have worse health disadvantages, study finds

LGB Millennials have worse health disadvantages, study finds

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity