Online Forum: An Exposome Approach to Understanding Cardiovascular Disease Risks across the Life-course

29 Sep 2022 | 10.30 - 12.00Online

LongITools will be hosting an online policy forum on “An exposome approach to understanding cardiovascular disease risks across the life-course”. Coinciding with World Heart Day, this forum will include short presentations covering the challenges of cardiovascular disease and the research being undertaken, including any preliminary results.

Thursday September 29 | 09:30 - 11:00 BST // 10:30 - 12:00 CET

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Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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