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Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in Dementia Care. A Review of the Research
In this review Dr Karan Jutlla identifies research which could offer insights into the challenges and experiences of people living with dementia and their family carers from BME communities, and highlights evidence to ...
Differential effects of ethnic microparticles on endothelial cell death and apoptosis
Individuals of South Asian and Black African origin are at a greater risk of diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Microparticles (MP), biologically active nanoparticles shed from cells, are novel markers of ...
Territory, ancestry and descent: the politics of sickle cell disease.
Sociologists have long questioned the naturalness and stability of ‘ethnic groups’, suggesting that a concern with how they are socially constituted is more appropriate. However, the example of genetically based medical ...
Ethnicity, Disability and Chronic Illness
(Policy Press, 2019-04-10)
This chapter aims to: • Understand how patterns of disablement and chronic illness may partly derive from levels of material deprivation. • Illustrate why it may be important to look at the interactions not only between ...
Resignifing the sickle cell gene: narratives of genetic risk, impairment and repair
Connecting theoretical discussion with empirical qualitative work, this paper examines how sickle cell became a site of public health intervention in terms of ‘racialised’ risks. Historically, sickle cell became socio-politically ...