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Association Between Blood Pressure Levels, Racial Disparities in Later-Life Cognitive Decline


June 17, 2020

php logoDeborah Levine, MD, MPH, breaks down her recent study and explains why black individuals with a higher blood pressure level may be linked to racial disparities in cognitive decline. 

 

Reference:

Levine DA, Gross AL, Briceño EM, et al. Association Between Blood Pressure and Later-Life Cognition Among Black and White Individuals [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 13]. JAMA Neurol. 2020;e200568. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0568

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