racial differences in stroke rates

Studying Strokes in The Stroke Belt, which includes Alabama

UAB receives $20-Million Grant

UAB reports the study will try to determine why African-Americans in Alabama have a significantly higher stroke risk than white Alabama residents. They write: The REGARDS (REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study will be funded through 2023 by a $20.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). It has received…