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Study Highlights: Cigarette smoking may be damaging to kidney function in African-Americans. The more cigarettes smoked daily, the higher the risk of kidney failure over time. Increased inflammation in current smokers points to a possible link. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
Source: American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, a device which measures blood pressure around-the-clock may help identify African Americans who have “masked” or undetected high blood pressure. African Americans with any masked hypertension had twice the risk of developing clinic hypertension when compared to those who had both normal clinic and [...]
Mon, May 16, 2016
Source: American Heart Association
Study Highlights Stroke and “warning stroke” in young adults may be on the rise in Denmark. Hospital admissions for first-time stroke and TIA increased in people 15 to 30 years of age from 1994 to 2012 in Denmark. Researchers say an increase in the number of people with diabetes and [...]
Wed, May 11, 2016
Source: American Heart Association
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