Healthy African American Families Company Profile

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News Articles [2593 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

African-Americans with healthier lifestyles had lower risk of high blood pressure

Among African Americans, small health improvements were associated with lower risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension...

Tumour microenvironment of TNBC varies between African-American and European-American women

The presence of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) varied significantly in the tumours of African-American and European-American women with triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), suggesting that TI...

Sequencing prostate tumors from African-American men reveals a novel tumor suppressor gene

African-American men develop prostate cancer more often than other men, and it tends to be more deadly for this population. Some of the differences seem to be due to socioeconomic factors, but scienti...

Lag In Brain Donation Hampers Understanding Of Dementia In Blacks

A long history of racism and cruel experimentation in health care are among the reasons African-American families oppose donating patients’ brains for study.

African American Patients Have Increased Mutation Rate in Genes Linked to Tobacco-Related Tumors

Increases in the TP53 mutation in African American men with tobacco-related cancers may be responsible for chemotherapy resistance and a poorer prognosis overall.

Study explores experiences of African American Christian counselors with LGB clients

A new study looks at the experiences of African American Christian counseling students from the Black church as they seek to balance their faith and ethical responsibilities in working with lesbian, g...

Betsy DeVos’ Controversial Statements On African-American Colleges In The Past

Betsy DeVos was booed during her speech at the Bethune-Cookman University, which could be due to the array of inappropriate comments made by her on African-American colleges in the past.

Engaging Islamic religious leaders to improve African-American Muslim women's attitudes towards breastfeeding

(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) While research has demonstrated the positive impact a woman's social support network and faith community can have on influencing decisions to breastfeed,...

PubMed Articles [5946 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Dietary Quality and Ovarian Cancer Risk in African-American Women.

This study evaluated 3 index-based dietary patterns-Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2005, HEI-2010, and Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI)-2010-in relation to ovarian cancer risk in African-American wom...

Inflammation and Healthy Lifestyle Choices Influence Cardiometabolic Risks in African American Women.

Individuals of African origin in Europe and the Caribbean have a lower prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) than do Europeans and European Americans; however, African Americans, especially women...

Fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in the African American Health (AAH) study.

Healthy diet and physical activity (PA) have been associated with reduced depressive symptoms, but few studies have examined them simultaneously in African Americans.

Does Rare Vocabulary Use Distinguish Giftedness From Typical Development? A Study of School-Age African American Narrators.

The purpose of this study was to examine rare vocabulary produced in the spoken narratives of school-age African American children.

Representativeness of Medicare Participants in the Jackson Heart Study for African American Medicare Beneficiaries.

The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) assesses cardiovascular disease risk factors among African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi. Whether characteristics of JHS participants differ from those of a broader A...

Clinical Trials [5406 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth

The Rural African American Families Health (RAAFH) Project is a federally funded research study designed to evaluate the effectiveness two prevention programs designed for rural African Am...

Family Eats: Cancer Prevention for Families

Poor diets lead to weight problems, and may increase cancer risk. Cancers may develop over a long period of time, with some possibly initiating in childhood. Therefore, promoting healthy ...

African American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully Healthy Adolescents

The purpose of this study is to better understand how African American families identify and treat emotional and behavioral concerns associated with depression in their adolescent youth. ...

HIV Prevention Program for African American Teen Males

The purpose of this study is to test if sexual health interventions can reduce the incidence of STIs among African American teens (15 to 21 years old). By doing this study, we hope to help...

Mobile Phone Intervention for Physical Activity Maintenance in African American Men (MobileMen)

African American men are at risk of developing chronic disease partly due to low levels of regular physical activity. Studies have been effective in increasing physical activity levels in ...

Companies [2252 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Healthy African American Families

African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC)

AAOGC has a mission to serve as a resource for the well-being of men of color, inclusive of, but not limited to the gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning communities through outreach, education...

Association of African American Professionals, Inc. (AAAP)

Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on African American Affairs

BET Networks

BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American au...

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