Social Determinants of Health


AHA-Backed Study Reveals Ongoing Lack of Minority & Female Participation in Cardiometabolic Clinical Trials

Unfortunately, yet another report reveals the dearth of women and minorities, especially African Americans’ representation in clinical trials in the critically important cardiovascular and metabolic therapeutic domain. The results of a recent study published in the...

University of Illinois at Chicago Research Finds Obese Patients at Risk with Sodium-based AFib Medications

A new study from researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago reveals that some antiarrhythmic medications used to treat atrial fibrillation (AFib) are less effective in obese patients. Based on an observational study of more than 300 patients in the UIC AFib...

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