Science News : EPI/NPAM 2015 : Home

Science News from EPI/Lifestyle 2015 

Welcome to AHA Science News, your source for the latest science related to epidemiology, prevention, lifestyle and cardiometabolic health from the EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions.

This year’s science will emphasize the use of new electronic approaches and tools to epidemiologic and behavioral research. Additional focus areas include risk factors, obesity, nutrition, physical activity, genetics, metabolism, biomarkers, subclinical disease, clinical disease, healthy populations, global health, and prevention-oriented clinical trials.

TUESDAY'S POSTERS

 

MP11 - Fitbit: An Accurate and Reliable Device for Wireless Physical Activity Tracking

 

MP22 - Cardiovascular Health in Young Adulthood and Middle Age is Associated with Cumulative Burden of Morbidity in Older Age

 

P036 - Medical Advice is Associated with Taking Action to Reduce Sodium Intake, Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013

 

P083 - Friends Participating in Physical Activity with Obese Youth is Associated with Lower Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity and More Time Spent in Physical Activity

 

 

WEDNESDAY'S PRESENTATIONS

 

06 - Higher Fitness is Associated with Lower Health Care Costs: The Veterans Exercise Testing Study

 

09 - HDL That Contains Apolipoprotein C-III is Not Inversely Associated with Risk of Coronary Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

 

11 - mActive: A Blinded, Randomized mHealth Trial Supporting Digital Tracking and Smart Texting for Promotion of Physical Activity

 

13 - Relations of Midlife Exercise Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Fitness to Late Life Brain Structure and Function

 

P110 - Mean Daily Pedometer Step Count is Associated With Weight Loss

 

P128 - Walking May Be a Viable Alternative to Recreational Physical Activity for Promoting Physical and Mental Wellbeing Among the Elderly

 

P158 - Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease and Quality of Life among Older Individuals in the Community: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study

 

 

THURSDAY'S PRESENTATIONS

 

16 - A Pro-Vegetarian Food Pattern and Cardiovascular Mortality in the Epic Study

 

27 - Poor Adherence to US Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2010 Population

 

33 - Early Loss of Normal Body Weight in Multiethnic US Populations: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), Strong Heart Family Study (SHFS), and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

 

MP72 - Habitual Sleep Variability is Associated with Caloric and Food Intake

 

 

FRIDAY'S PRESENTATIONS

 

MP79 - Pre-Admission History of Depression and Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction

 

P382 - Fried Food Consumption is Associated with a Higher Risk of Heart Failure among US Male Physicians

 

47 - Subclinical Atherosclerosis and 20-Year Cognitive Decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Neurocognitive Study

 

50 - Hypertension, Antihypertensive Treatment, Sodium Intake and Cognitive Decline

 


Connect with AHA Science News

Follow AHAScience on Twitter (opens in new window)
Like AHA Science News on Facebook (opens in new window)


Scientific Sessions 2015

Save the Date for Sessions 2015 - Nov. 7-11 in Orlando!

 

AHA Science News on YouTube



Subscribe to AHA's Science News Channel (opens in new window) on YouTube for exclusive, late-breaking coverage of over 200 video interviews, panel discussions, welcome messages and more.

Emerging Science Series

Emerging Science Series Webinar

Sign Up Today!

Cardiovascular Daily with Stroke Rounds 280x280 image