American Heart Association

Healthier lifestyles = lower blood pressure risks for African-Americans

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Small health improvements were associated with lower risk of developing high blood pressure for African-Americans, according to new research released Monday.

African-Americans who had at least two modifiable healthy behaviors at the beginning of the study, compared to those with one or none, saw their high blood […]

Regular exercise may reduce African-Americans’ risk of high blood pressure

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Regular moderate to vigorous exercise such as swimming, biking or even brisk walks can lower the risk of high blood pressure in African-Americans, according to a new study.

African-Americans are more likely to have high blood pressure than other racial groups in the United States. Among non-Hispanic […]

New collaboration expanding science of world-renowned heart studies

A new collaborative research relationship between the American Heart Association, the University of Mississippi and Boston University, representing a bold vision for cardiovascular population science, was announced Sunday during the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions.

The collaboration has a vision of greatly expanding important population studies by adding more research subjects, […]