Racial Disparities Widespread in Kidney Patient Outcomes
...by holding ourselves, and others, accountable," wrote study author Dr. Neil powe
of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, who suggested a num...nate disparities, and the nation's health care policies need to be changed, powe
"The kidney disease community should strongly advocate for solutio...
Racial disparities in the outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease abound
...parate article in the same issue of JASN, Dr. Neil powe
of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Balti...ccess and quality of health care. For example, Dr. powe
writes that racial disparities in kidney donation ...ther factors.
To address these disparities, Dr. powe
suggests a number of steps by physicians and other...
Black Americans Still Wary of Clinical Trials
...eak to the press in 1972.
In this latest study, powe
and his colleagues conducted a random survey of 71...dispelling myths about participating in research," powe
said. "It's hard to do in a busy medical environme...embers in designing research studies.
said, patients tend to trust physicians of the sam...
Statins Linked to Lower Risk of Infection
...any statin users it affects, is still not widely understood.”
Statins may regulate the immune response to infection or fight microbes directly, powe
suspects. The study’s authors also suppose that statins may work like penicillin, since the first statin was originally derived from a fungus which, i...