Science News : EPINPAM 2012 : Thursday

Updated:Mar 13,2013


Thursday, March 15, 2012

Retinol Binding Protein-4 and Fetuin-A Predict Incident Metabolic Syndrome and Metabolic Tracking Prospectively in Younger Adults: A Multimarker Adipokine Panel Approach from the Framingham Study 
Rene Quiroz, Boston University / Boston Medical Center, Boston
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CVD Prevention Through the Lifespan/Technology/Hot off the Press

Examination of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Rurality in Appalachian Children using Surveillance, Clustered Statistical Design and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities 
Christa Ice, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.
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EPI/NPAM Posters
epinpam12_pslides_fernandez-rhodes-1Generalization of Adiposity-Related Common Genetic Variants among U.S. Hispanic Women in WHI-SHARe 
Lindsay Fernandez Rhodes, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Related Statistics:
  • CVD effects more than 36% of U.S. adults and accounts for more than 30% of annual mortality in the United States.
  • Lifetime risk for developing CVD at age 40 is two in three for men and one in two for women.
  • On average, more than 2,200 Americans die of CVD each day, an average of one death every 39 seconds. CVD currently claims more lives each year than cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and accidents combined.
  • Approximately every 34 seconds, an American will have a myocardial infarction.  Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke.
Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2012 Update

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