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The Metabolomics in Women

Deborah Young, PhD interviews Kathryn Rexrode, MD about the science she presented on women and metabolomics during EPI | Lifestyle 2017

Science from EPI | Lifestyle 2017

Featured Science from Tue., Mar. 7

Poster Session 1: Aging and Elderly


 

Obesity Status in Younger Age, 39-year Weight Change and Physical Performance in Older Age: the Chicago Healthy Aging Study (CHAS)
Thanh-Huyen T Vu | Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

RESULTS: Physical performance in older age is impacted by obesity and weight gain when younger.

Featured Science from Wed., Mar. 8

Poster Session: Metabolomics/Proteomics and CVD

Metabolomic Profiles Associated with Total and CVD Mortality in Women
Kathryn M Rexrode | Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

RESULTS: Plasma metabolites identified in women were associated with increased risks for cardiovascular mortality.


Metabolomic Profiles Associated With Longevity Women
Raji Balasubramanian | University of Massachussetts, Amherst, MA

RESULTS: Eight metabolites found in women were associated with longevity.

EPI | LIFESTYLE 2017 Scientific Sessions

Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2017 Scientific Sessions
March 7–10, 2017
Hilton Portland
Portland, Oregon
 

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