medicine and race

Medicine and Race

2023-05-18T17:07:31+00:00May 18th, 2023|

Including multiracial individuals is crucial for race, ethnicity and ancestry frameworks in genetics and genomics Nature Genetics (2023)Cite this article Current ontologies of race, ethnicity and genetic ancestry rely on categorization, but have limitations — as exemplified by multiracial individuals. We argue that including these individuals will foster inclusion by better capturing complex identities, with equity benefits for the full human population.

Medical Concerns and Race

2018-12-10T23:37:40+00:00December 10th, 2018|

  A debate is taking place on social media regarding medical concerns and the multiracial community. It is a life and death issue and should not be taken lightly. Some critics have stated that since race is a “social construct,” we are all the same biologically and there are no physical differences. Therefore, they believe, that any medical differences are non-existent and should not be studied further. They believe that the reason for not having racial classifications is that no human medical differences have been found. Project RACE finds the [...]

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