Latest African Americans Stories

2013-12-12 12:08:19

In the first study to look at racial and ethnic differences in dementia risk among older adults with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that dementia was much higher among Native Americans and African-Americans and lowest among Asian-Americans.

2011-07-14 07:30:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of recent, comprehensive research supported by Transitions Optical revealed that the majority of Americans are not taking the proper steps to care for the health of their eyes, and that awareness of both short- and long-term effects of UV exposure on vision is remarkably low.

2011-07-12 10:37:00

ATLANTA, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young announced today that Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African-American audiences, will debut on Monday, September 26 at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time. "September 26 will be an important milestone as we launch the first-ever independently owned and operated broadcast television network featuring African Americans," said Mr.

2011-07-01 06:53:04

Studies have shown that African Americans are at a greater risk of heart attacks, but what causes this?

2010-09-02 11:09:18

On average, a lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard blood pressure goal at slowing progression of kidney disease among African-Americans who had chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.