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Welcome to Science News from EPI-NPAM 2014
March 18-21
San Francisco, CA

Friday Videos
Mariell Jessup, MD, and
James Miegs, MD

Some of the presentations featured at this year's conference:
Wednesday, March 19

Oral.01 AHA 2020 Goals: Cardiovascular Health for All Americans
  • 50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco
  • Obesity
  • Health Disparities: The Challenge to Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Oral.03 Obesity
  • 05 - Longer Duration of Obesity Beginning in Young Adulthood is Associated with Greater Left Ventricular Mass and Worse Left Ventricular Function in Middle-Age: The CARDIA Study
  • 08 - Daily Energy Intake Distribution And Weight Gain In Women
  • 10 - Increased Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables and Weight Change Over Time
Oral.04 Diabetes
  • 16 - Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, and Progression of Subclinical Myocardial Damage

Thursday, March 20

Oral. 05 Nutrition
  • The David Kritchevsky Memorial Lecture: Diet and Lifestyle in Hypertension Prevention and Management : Seeking Evidence and Elixirs
  • 17 - Global diet quality among adults in 187 countries
Oral.06 Metabolomics/Basic Transitional Science
  • Personalized Genetic Approaches to Tobacco Cessation
  • 24 - Prenatal Socioeconomic Position is Associated with Adipose Tissue DNA Methylation in Women and Not Men
Oral.07 Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Health and Disease
  • Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Health and Disease
  • 26 - Long-term Blood Pressure Variability though Young Adulthood and Cognitive Function in Midlife; The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA)Study
Oral.08A Lifespan, Oral.08B Lipids
  • 36 - Changes in HDL Particle Traits in Response to Regular Exercise: Results from the HERITAGE Family Study
  • 32 - Loss of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Factors from Early Young Adulthood to Middle Age
  • 39 - Added Sugar Intake and Lipids Profile Among US Adolescents: NHANES 2005-2010

Friday, March 21

Oral.09 Genetics
  • 49 - A Genome-wide Meta-analysis of the Combined Influence of Physical Activity and Genetic Variants on Body Fat Distribution in 94,779 Individuals of European Descent
Oral.10 Cardiovascular Health in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Cardiovascular Health in Developing Countries: Can America Help?
  • Global Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Oral.11 Physical Activity & Fitness
  • 59 - Age-Specific Probabilities of Transitioning between Ideal, Intermediate, and Poor Levels of Physical Activity in the United States: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
  • 61 - Associations of Cardiorespiratory and Musculoskeletal Fitness with Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference: Fitness versus Fatness in a Population-based Sample of Chilean 8th Graders


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