Tag Archives: Black

Black Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Live Longer Thanks to New Hormone Therapies

Prostate cancer has historically been more common, more aggressive and more lethal in African-American men compared with other racial groups. But new findings presented at the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reveal that Black men with advanced prostate cancer treated with newer hormone therapies lived 20 percent longer than their white counterparts, reports the American Society… Read More »

Recipe: Raw Corn & Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 4 fresh ears of corn 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups arugula 1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed well (~1 ½ cups drained beans) 1 cup packed fresh cilantro, chopped ¼ cup minced red onion 3 tbsp canola oil 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced 1 tsp honey… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in the 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was… Read More »