Posts Tagged ‘African-American’

May 13th, 2014

The Effect of Incarceration on the Epidemiology of Heart Disease

Emily Wang discusses how studies of health outcomes are compromised when subjects, particularly black men, are incarcerated and can no longer be followed.

September 1st, 2010

Long-Term Effect of Intensive BP Control in Blacks

The African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) investigated the role of intensive blood-pressure control in slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease in black patients. In the previously reported results of the randomized portion of AASK, intensive BP control had no effect on the progression of CKD. Now the AASK Collaborative Research Group reports the […]