All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘implicit racial bias’

Prostate Cancer Treatments Are Better For White Men

Researchers from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Vanderbilt University have found that black men with prostate cancer receive lower-quality surgical care than white men. Their study found a difference in care due to race even when factors such as age and insurance status were controlled for. The study has been published this month in the Journal of Urology. The …

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Heart Disease Drug May Combat Racism

Researchers have submitted a study suggesting that a heart disease drug may work to combat implicit racial bias. The study was conducted at Oxford University and findings were published in the international medical journal of Psychopharmacology. Propranolol, the drug in question, was shown to reduce implicit negative racial bias. Dr. Sylvia Terbeck states that “Implicit racial bias can occur even …

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