Healthy African American Families Company Profile

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News Articles [1863 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

African-American men's health disparities: Research, practice, and policy implications

(Elsevier) The burden of risk factors for chronic disease is substantially higher in black men compared with their white counterparts, including a higher prevalence of obesity and hypertension. The Ce...

Gene variants raise risk of migraines in African-American children

(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Pediatric researchers have discovered common gene variants associated with migraines in African-American children. The research adds to knowledge of genetic influ...

Radiation therapy outcomes better for African-American than Caucasian prostate cancer patients

(American Society for Radiation Oncology) While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new analysi...

ASCO: Overall Survival Up for African-American Men With mCRPC

THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 -- Overall survival is increased for African-American men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) versus Caucasian men treated with docetaxel/prednisone (DP...

A prognostic model may predict survival in African-American women with breast cancer

(American Association for Cancer Research) A prognostic model developed using a machine learning approach could identify African-American breast cancer patients with increased risk of death.

ASTRO 2018: African-American's with prostate cancer respond better to radiation therapy than Caucasian men

Contrary to recent data suggesting African-Americans have a higher mortality risk from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new study presented Monday, Oct. 22 at the 2018 American Society for Rad...

African-American men with prostate cancer show stronger response to hormone therapy

African-American men with advanced prostate cancer might be more responsive than white men to an anti-androgen drug and steroids, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers.

HIV diagnoses continue to increase among African-Americans

African-Americans are still much more likely to be diagnosed with HIV than white Americans. A new paper on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African-American community shows that despite recent drops in HI...

PubMed Articles [3187 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cognition and Vitamin D in Older African-American Women- Physical performance and Osteoporosis prevention with vitamin D in older African Americans Trial and Dementia.

To examine the effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels recommended by Endocrine Society guidelines (>30 ng/mL) on cognition in healthy older African-American women over 3 years.

The World Health Organization - Community Empowerment Model in Addressing Food Insecurity in Low-Income African-American Women: A Review of the Literature.

Numerous researchers have examined the serious consequences of food insecurity and food deserts affecting the nutritional health of poor or low-income African-American women and their families. Food i...

African American nurses describe pre-licensure education experiences: A qualitative study.

Greater diversity in the healthcare workforce enhances cross-cultural communication, diminishes bias and stereotyping, thereby improving health outcomes for African Americans. Diversifying the nursing...

Recruiting and engaging African-American men in health research.

Improving the health of black and minority ethnic (BME) men in the US continues to be a public health priority. Compared with men of other races and ethnicities, African-American men have higher rates...

The Root of Physical Inactivity Among African-American Women: Identifying Exercise Friendly Hairstyles.

The purpose of this study was to provide information regarding hair maintenance that would increase physical activity among African-American women. A descriptive study design was used, along with Surv...

Clinical Trials [7067 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 ...

Strong African American Families STEPS Project

The most common approach to preventing alcohol use involves providing a well-designed program in preadolescence just prior to or upon entering middle school. This approach does not have lo...

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...

Companies [2417 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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