TIME FOR EQUALITY.
Increasing representation of Black men in scientific research.
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.