Category Archives: Preventative Medicine

Minorities & Genetic Health Research

Hispanics Missing From Genetic Health Research

A collaborative study from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health recently found that genetic research lacks diversity, which means that Hispanics and other minority populations could be missing out on important advances in medicine. The report reviewed current research on genetics and health and found that advancements in this area, including personalized medicine, are moving rapidly. However, the report also found that the advancements are not reaching everyone.

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