Time for equality.
Increasing representation of Black men in scientific research.
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2023 BMBH Conference
Feb 8-9th, Tempe, AZ
Understanding why Black men are more prone to Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other brain disorders is critical.
Four in 10 Black men aged 20 or older have high blood pressure, a rate 30% higher than White men.
Black men are less likely to receive guideline-consistent care and be included in research.
African-Americans tend to be diagnosed at a later stage of Alzheimer’s disease — limiting the effectiveness of treatments that depend upon early intervention.
Black men's risk of a stroke is twice that of White men.