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Should medical research embrace racial differences in treatment efficacy?
Doctors routinely take sex into account when recommending particular treatments. If doctors consider sex differences then there is little reason for them not to consider racial ones.
Both race and sex are categories based on relatively small physical differences, which have taken on disproportionate social and cultural significance. If doctors are comfortable with using one to make medical judgements, they should be comfortable using both.
Men and women
to particular drugs.
Race is not analogous to sex.