American Heart Association

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


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, […]