Science News from EPI|Lifestyle 2015

Thursday, March 4, 2015 | Baltimore, MD


Physical Activity, Weight Loss, and Wellbeing
Samuel Gidding, MD, program co-chair for Epidemiology and Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health, interviews Rosemay Remigio-Baker, PhD, MPH and Christopher Imes, PhD about the science they presented at the meeting.


Pro Vegetarian Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Mortality
Camille Lassale, a researcher at Imperial College London, reports on the study she presented EPI-Lifestyle 2015, examining the relationship between a pro-vegetarian diet and cardiovascular mortality.


Poor Dietary Patterns for US Children Suggest Opportunities for Improving Future Health Outcomes
Alexis Frazier-Wood, PhD, researcher at the Baylor College of Medicine, reports on the science she presented about dietary patterns in US children and adolescents.


Irregular Sleep Habits Are Associated with Obesity in Adolescents
Samuel Giddings, MD, interviews Fan He, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, about the science he presented on Thursday.

P110 - Mean Daily Pedometer Step Count is Associated With Weight Loss
Christopher C Imes | University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Abstract (opens in new window)  |  Video Interview: Physical Activity, Weight Loss, and Wellbeing (new window)


P128 - Walking May Be a Viable Alternative to Recreational Physical Activity for Promoting Physical and Mental Wellbeing Among the Elderly
Rosemay A Remigio-Baker | University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Abstract (opens in new window)  |  Video Interview: Physical Activity, Weight Loss, and Wellbeing (new window)


P158 - Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease and Quality of Life among Older Individuals in the Community: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Aozhou Wu | Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Abstract (opens in new window)

Photos

EPI-Lifestyle Fun Run Starting Line

EPI|Lifestyle Fun Run Participants didn't let the cold weather keep them from enjoying their exercise Thursday morning.
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More Science Presentations

16 - A Pro-Vegetarian Food Pattern and Cardiovascular Mortality in the Epic Study
Camille Lassale | Imperial College of London, London, United Kingdom
Abstract (opens in new window) | Press Release | Video Interview: Pro Vegetarian Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Mortality (new window)


27 - Poor Adherence to US Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2010 Population
Alexis C Frazier-Wood | Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract (opens in new window) | Video Interview: Poor Dietary Patterns for US Children Suggest Opportunities for Improving Future Health Outcomes (new window)


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)
Christy L Avery | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract (opens in new window)


MP72 - Habitual Sleep Variability is Associated with Caloric and Food Intake
Fan He | Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Abstract (opens in new window) | Press Release | Video Interview: Irregular Sleep Habits Are Associated with Obesity in Adolescents (new window)