REGARDS investigators have responded with a letter published in the AHA journal Circulation, saying it is premature to draw firm conclusions about potential overestimation of risk using the new risk formula.
A new study from UAB researchers is one of the first to study the relationship between exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the U.S.

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.

Diet is one of many potential factors proposed to explain racial and regional differences in stroke.

UAB has been award a $28-million grant renewal for REGARDS, the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and death.

The ongoing REGARDS study finds that a 10-millimeter difference in blood pressure can make blacks three times more likely than whites to have a stroke.

Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

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Severe, system-wide inflammation kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year.

High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

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UAB researchers say there is a Sepsis Belt that aligns with the well-known Stroke Belt. A new grant will help them ferret out its mysteries.

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The risk factors for stroke in the South also may be responsible for cognitive decline.

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