Authors say norms for Asians should differ from those for whites.
Tag Archives: Race and Health
Another “gap” that must be closed.
Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe, New York Times
Researchers have tracked evolutionary changes in lactose tolerance and skin color.
Researchers uncovered 14th century remains with signs of the disease.
“We got it back almost instantaneously. It was almost like the e-mail had bounced.”
Hispanics are much more likely than blacks to be drug dealers.
British paper suggests no reason for this increase.
Causes appear to be drugs, alcohol, and suicide.
A Grim Breast Cancer Milestone for Black Women, New York Times
Black women are fatter than white women and get more aggressive cancers.
Liberian woman killed by her fiancé.
$128 million campaign aims to curb smoking among non-whites.
Young black patients have double the white rate of recurrence.
In only a three-month period.
It’s all because of white privilege.
Inuit Study Adds Twist to Omega-3 Fatty Acids’ Health Story, New York Times
Gene helps them tolerate a fatty diet but also makes them an inch shorter.
More wacky research.
69 percent of Hispanics are for it.
At most ages, blacks are about three years older biologically than whites.
Another gift from the Third World.
Junk Food Ads on TV Tend to Target African-American and Latino Youth, Los Angeles Times
Two-thirds of ads directed at Hispanic children are for junk food.
Yet another gift from the Third World.
Can America Cope with a Resurgence of Tropical Disease?, Medical Xpress
We’re getting one, whether we can or not.
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
It genes, not lifestyle, that make smart people live longer.
When they get it, they’re also twice as likely to die.
The virus is not contained in Guinea and Sierra Leone, and is now reappearing in Liberia.
Syphilis Cases Increasing in California Women and Newborns, Los Angeles Times
CA syphilis rate is second highest in the nation.
Among Europeans, blue-eyed people are most prone to alcoholism.
Average weight: 166 pounds.
Woman came to the US from India and then traveled around the country.
Researchers may be able to develop treatment tailored for those with Mayan genes.
State Senate OKs Health Coverage for Many Immigrants Here Illegally, Los Angeles Times
Illegals in California now using emergency rooms.
U.S. Melanoma Rate Double What It Was 30 Years Ago, Los Angeles Times
Whites suffer by far the most, and a health campaign could sharply cut number of cases.
A higher BMI is seen as “normal” for blacks.
Moderate Alcohol Benefits Vary by Race and Sex, Finds Huge US Survey, Medical News Today
Tentative finding is that light drinking is good for whites but not for blacks.
If blacks didn’t die young, there would be enough of them to swing elections.
Rise in Suicide by Black Children Surprises Researchers, New York Times
The first national study to find higher suicide rate among blacks than whites.
The Case for Black Doctors, New York Times
Blacks want doctors who look like them.
Study says crack babies from the early 1990s turned out like other blacks.
CDC: Hispanics to Reach 23% of U.S. Population by 2035, Faster than Expected, Washington Examiner
85 million Hispanics will be in the US.
Where You Live in Atlanta Affects Life Expectancy, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Science for the simple-minded.
Docs said he was a bad candidate for transplant but were shouted down as “racists.”
Medi-Cal Rolls Could Swell Under Obama’s Deportation Relief Plan, Los Angeles Times
66 percent of amnestied illegals would be eligible to apply.
CDC: Black HIV Cases Twice Whites; Lack of Condom Use Blamed, Washington Examiner
Percentage of gay blacks who admit to not using condoms has increased.
Shows on ebola and nature preservation featured only whites.
Andean population is particularly good at ridding the body of arsenic.
Illegal Aliens Unhappy with Shortage of Bilingual Doctors, American Thinker
They’re “flummoxed or alienated by the medical system.”
Americans have the right to know their genetic profiles.
Once Hispanics starved. Now they’re fat.