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Why Diversity Is Needed in Medical Research Studies

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There is a saying that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” In a lot of ways, the same can be said of medical treatments. What works for one person, may have disastrous effects on another. This is one of the reasons that scientists need diversity in the people who volunteer for medical research studies.

This week, Clinical Leaderandnbsp;looked at the need to have volunteers of both genders, all races and ethnicities and different ages. Despite the fact that scientists have known for a long time that different people can have very different reactions to the same medical treatments, yet it also been well known that minorities and women are underrepresented in clinica

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