How does risk vary for Black and Asian patients with COVID-19?

New research suggests that people of Black, mixed, and Asian ethnicity are more at risk of COVID-19, but these risks vary as the disease progresses. A new study finds that COVID-19 risks for people of Black, mixed, or Asian ethnicity vary over the course of the disease. The research also suggests that even after accounting […]

Physical and mental health impacts on Black women

Medical News Today has interviewed Prof. Cheryl Giscombé, an expert on stress-related health disparities among African Americans, about a source of pressure that many African American women experience: the obligation to project an image of strength or that of...

Physical and mental health impacts on Black Americans

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, we zoom in on police violence as a leading cause of death among young Black men in the United States. This Special Feature looks at some of the ways in which police use of force affects the mental and physical health of...

Black people four times as likely to test positive for COVID-19

An analysis of the medical records of people who doctors tested for the new coronavirus suggests that the infection exacerbates existing socioeconomic inequalities. Share on PinterestNew research finds that black people are four times more likely to test positive for...