Science News for EPI|Lifestyle 2021

#EPILifestyle21 coverage brings you insights into selected science from this year's virtual conference held May 20-21, 2021. Find exclusive interviews, simultaneous publications, and more – all in one place.

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Thursday's Selected Science

EPI|Lifestyle 2021 Health Equity and Social Justice

Program Chair Kristie Lancaster, PhD, RD interviews keynote speakers Olajide Williams, MD, MS and LaPrincess Brewer, MD, MPH about their presentations.

More Thursday Science

Perceived Discrimination Is Associated With Abnormal Left Ventricular Structure And Function: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study Of Latinos: ECHO-SOL Ancillary Study
Jonathan M Oxman, Albert Einstein Coll of Med, Bronx, NY

Violent Crime, Physical Inactivity, And Obesity: Examining Differences In Spatial Relationships By Racial/ethnic Composition Of Community Residents
Chelsea Singleton, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Association Between Premature Menopause And Lifetime Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease: Lifetime Risk Pooling Project
Priya M Freaney, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Sedentary Behavior (SB) In Mid-life And Structural Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Markers Of Cerebrovascular Disease And Neurodegeneration In Late-life: The Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Neurocognitive Study (ARIC-NCS)
Kelley Pettee Gabriel, UAB Sch of Public Health, Birmingham, AL

Sedentary Behavior In Mid-life And Risk Of Change In Global Cognitive Function And Incident Dementia: The Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Neurocognitive Study (ARIC-NCS)
Priya Palta, Columbia Univ Medical Ctr, New York, NY

Long-term TV Viewing Is Associated With Grey Matter Brain Volume In Midlife: The Coronary Artery Risk Development In Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
Ryan J Dougherty, Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore, MD

Social Isolation, Loneliness, And Cardiovascular Disease Among Older Women In The Women’S Health Initiative
Natalie M. Golaszewski, Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Friday's Selected Science

EPI|Lifestyle 2021 COVID and Cardiovascular Health

Pamela L. Lutsey, PhD, MPH, FAHA interviews keynote speakers Scott D. Solomon, MD and Mercedes R. Carnethon, PhD, FAHA about their topics.

EPI|Lifestyle 2021 Highlights

Program chairs Kristie J. Lancaster, PhD, RD, FAHA and Pamela L. Lutsey, MD, MPH, FAHA highlight some of the science presented during EPI Lifestyle 2021.

More Friday Science

Ultra-processed Food And Hypertension Incidence In The REGARDS Cohort
Carol R. Oladele, PhD, MPH, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Racial/Ethnic Differences In Blood Pressure Around The Time Of The 2016 United States General Election
Andrew Y Hwang, High Point University, High Point, NC

Familial Dementia Versus Healthy Lifestyle On The Risk Of Dementia
Angelique Brellenthin, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Racial Disparities In Diabetes And Hypertension-related Mortality Worsened In Rural Areas Compared With Urban Areas From 1999-2018
Rahul Aggarwal, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Sporadic Step Accumulation And All-cause Mortality In The Women’s Health Study: Do All Steps Count?
Christopher C Moore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Longitudinal Trajectories And Predictors Of County-level Cardiovascular Mortality In The United States (1980-2014)
Shreya Rao, UTSW, Dallas, TX

Breast Milk-dependent Associations Of Infant Gut Microbiota With Childhood BMI Z Score
Moira K Differding, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Childhood-onset Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Increased Risk Of Adolescent Hypertension
Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Transgender Adolescents Have High Prevalence Of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Before And After Taking Hormone Therapy For 1 Year
Ambur M Staab, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT