Navigation Links
Better health in adulthood starts with early prevention in childhood
Date:4/27/2012

BOSTON -- Preventing chronic diseases and disorders that begin in infancy will improve the health of children and adults, according to research being presented on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. ET in a topic symposium at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Room 302 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

The session, "Life-course Research: State of the Art and Science," will cover how proper nutrition and healthy habits in infancy, along with diminishing cumulative risks over time, will help prevent disease burden later in life. Speakers will discuss the health implications of preterm birth and the likelihood of disabilities later in life, including obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Additional research on diet during pregnancy and the interaction between genetics and the environment will also be presented.

"New research documents the importance of early life experiences on long-term heart and lung disease, obesity, and mental health," said James M. Perrin, MD, professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, associate chair for research, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and symposium co-chair. "Preventing adverse early experiences can substantially improve the health and well-being of adults."

The session will take place 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. ET and include the following:

10:30 a.m. - Benefits of Research in Early Life ―Preemption and Prevention of Later Life Disease: an Entre into Life-course Research
William W. Hay, University of Colorado School of Medicine Lifecourse Research: The Potential Public Health Impact
James M. Perrin, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School

10:45 a.m. - The Influence of Early Life Factors on Subsequent Disease Risk: Using Longitudinal Datasets
Scott Montgomery, Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden

11:15 a.m. - The Interaction between Genetics and Envir
'/>"/>

Contact: Debbie Jacobson
djacobson@aap.org
847-434-7084
American Academy of Pediatrics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do
2. Hispanics Seem to Have Better Odds of Lung Cancer Survival
3. New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds
4. Kidney Cancer Patients Fare Better With Tumor Removal Only
5. Kidney cancer patients do better when whole kidney is not removed, U-M study shows
6. Out-of-hand tree nut consumption associated with better diet quality in children and adults
7. Students focus on creating a better cervical collar
8. Job injuries among youth prompt calls for better safety standards
9. A better tool to diagnose tuberculosis
10. For Better Mouse Studies, Let Them Nest
11. People With Autism May Be Better at Processing Information
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2014)... of flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, ... is now being being found to offer potential health benefits ... attacks and dementia. A new compound (AP39), designed and made ... future therapies, by targeting delivery of very small amounts of ... , Scientists in Exeter have already found that the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... A retrospective study conducted by researchers at Tufts University ... adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of ... dental care increased. The findings, published in the July/August ... help improve interventions designed to address the oral health ... reviewed the dental records of 107 patients at one ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... , , , , ... , , , AUDIO: , ... approximately 30cm from the bullet... , , Click here for ... , , , , , ... , , , , , University of Southampton researchers, with assistance from the Ministry of ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... School of Medicine of the University of Southern ... specific component of the immune system are completely ... infection. The discovery suggests that blocking this immune ... autoimmune and hyper-inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis ... published online on June 23 in The ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... The Department of Defense,s Defense Advanced Research Projects ... up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable ... stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore ... research builds on the understanding that memory is ... of the brain encode information, store it and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies 2Health News:Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care 2Health News:Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care 3Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 2Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 3Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 4Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 5Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 6Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 7Health News:DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory 2Health News:DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory 3
... ... ... Tony Rico has recently been promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations at Jackson ... 1, 2009. , , , , ,"This position has been vacant for a ...
... On Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at 1:00 PM Eastern Time/10:00 AM ... (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) management team will host an Annual Meeting of ... WA 98119. The meeting will also be webcast live on CTI,s website ... ...
... being stifled by a U.S. law and successful patent challenges ... this week,s issue of the journal Science . ... of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology, argue in ... challenges -- a provision of the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984 ...
... After the Austin City Limits music festival concluded, spa ... Austin, Tx. for the 19th annual International SPA Association ... spa community, participated in educational sessions, learned about the ... The Conference theme, "Simplify," resonated with attendees as ...
... National Awareness Campaign to Combat Breast Cancer has been ... Awareness month. The campaign is led by Princess Hessah bint Trad ... wife of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques ... bin Abdulaziz. It officially launched on October 10. , As ...
... scientists interested in finance, entrepreneurships and the chemical sciences are ... Medium Business Webinar for an opportunity to learn about trends ... Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2 3 p.m. ... of International eChem and author of the well-regarded ICIS "Chemicals ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Jackson & Coker Promotes Tony Rico to Senior VP of Operations 2Health News:Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders Scheduled for Tuesday, October 20, 2009 2Health News:Patent challenges reduce pharmaceutical innovation and productivity, researchers suggest 2Health News:Patent challenges reduce pharmaceutical innovation and productivity, researchers suggest 3Health News:2009 ISPA Conference & Expo Rocks Out With Lance Armstrong in Austin 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Humberto C. Antunes,  Galderma  worldwide CEO, will ... Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) at ... The event is January 17-20, 2014, at the Omni Orlando Resort ... The ODAC is a distinguished event that ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism of ... death.  This patent application describes a ... molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic cellular ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 ... PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 3Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 4MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5
... , WARSAW, Ind., Nov. 24 ... today it will be participating in the 21st Annual Piper Jaffray ... 2009, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. , A live ... website at http://investor.zimmer.com . The webcast will be archived ...
... , CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 24 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... will present a company overview at Piper Jaffray,s 21st Annual Health ... at The New York Palace Hotel. , A live audio webcast ... section of the Company,s Web site, www.isispharm.com . A ...
Cached Medicine Technology:
... An APTT-based assay for the detection ... poor anticoagulant response to activated protein C ... an estimation of the anticoagulant function in ... risk associated with inherited and acquired APC ...
Inquire...
Each Uro-Safe® vinyl leg bag is hand-tested for defects through each phase of the manufacturing process and packaged individually in a sterile, easy, peel-open pouch with two latex leg straps....
... valve is enclosed in a ... the valve from being accidentally ... or reclining positions. The valve ... free ensuring uninterrupted flow and ...
Medicine Products: