Lingering doubts

February 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;Feb2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p9
The article presents a study led by professor Dr. Neil Powe at Johns Hopkins University which revealed that black Americans are less likely to participate in clinical trials than white Americans. The researchers believed that this is possible because blacks have concerned that they could be harmed by studies and the distrust of doctors. According to Powe, African Americans will be left out on important findings concerning on the latest treatments for diseases.


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