Regardless of BP levels in young adulthood, blacks have increased hypertension risk versus whites
Higher risk of second hemorrhagic stroke in blacks, Hispanics, not fully explained by hypertension severity.
Improved calculations suggest major changes to statin, aspirin, and blood pressure medication prescribingJune 06, 2018
1. Updated risk calculations suggest that fewer people should be classified within the high-risk category for CVD. 2. Many Americans, especially those of African American descent, may require reduction and alteration to their statin, aspirin, and/or blood pressure medication. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects many people worldwide. Treatment for 
Black patients tended to have lower incomes, less education, longer delays to treatment, greater comorbidity burden.
Findings based on use of commonly available antihypertensive meds in older African-Americans
1. Non-Hispanic black male barber patrons prescribed antihypertensive therapy with barber encouragement along with lifestyle modification experienced greater reductions in blood pressures compared to those who received lifestyle modification advice alone. 2. A greater percentage of participants in the intervention group achieved a 130/80 mm Hg blood pressure goal compared to participants in the control 
Nurse managers, white providers more likely to be unaware of national racial disparity in waitlisting
In a study, race independently predicted prostate cancer-specific mortality beyond a number of risk factors, including health insurance status.
However, culturally sensitive education, engagement can up community screening
Higher risk of ischemic stroke seen before, after atrial fibrillation diagnosis compared with whites
Trials sponsored by academic investigators, cooperative groups more likely to use these criteria
Dose-response effect observed in overweight African-Americans with vitamin D deficiency
Continuous drop in combined cancer death rate from 1991 to 2015, resulting in 2,378,600 fewer death.
New findings suggest that national strategies have failed to correct racial/ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation.
African-Americans less likely to be wait-listed; higher income positively associated with wait-listing.
Each 1 standard deviation in baseline uric acid levels was associated with a significant 80% increased odds of rapid kidney function decline.
The researchers found that scores on the cognitive tests were linked with the patient's systolic blood pressure.
Study of men with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer finds facility-level racial disparity in use of definitive treatment.
Across time, only African-American race correlated with greater regret.
Between 2002 and 2013, heart failure hospitalizations declined by 30.8% nationwide, and continue to drop.
No added benefit was seen with the addition of biomarkers for African-American men.
What's important is that doctors and other health-care providers, as well as patients, don't just assume these differences are normal and inconsequential.
The researchers observed a narrowing of disparities in the average monthly transplantation rates with implementation of the new system.
The researchers found that black race and male sex correlated with increased risk of ESRD in donors.
The US Preventive Services Task Force now suggests decisions about PSA testing should be made on an individual basis for men aged 55 to 69.
Highest vs lowest quartile of vitamin D binding protein associated with 55% lower odds of prostate cancer.
The USPSTF guidelines focus statin recommendations on 38% of high-risk African American individuals at the expense of not recommending treatment in nearly 25% of African Americans.
Carriers have a 2-fold higher risk of end-stage renal disease compared with non-carriers, study finds.
Study finds that PSA and PSAD indicated prostate cancer above Gleason score 6 for white men only.
Black patients who met age criteria for PSA screening were 28% more likely to die of their prostate cancer than patients ineligible for screening.
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