Cardiovascular Health

Publications

The built environment and cardiovascular disease: an umbrella review and meta-meta-analysis

Mingwei Liu, Paul Meijer, Thao Minh Lam, Erik J Timmermans, Diederick E Grobbee, Joline W J Beulens, Ilonca Vaartjes, Jeroen Lakerveld
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Neighbourhood walkability in relation to cognitive functioning in patients with disorders along the heart-brain axis

Erik J Timmermans, Anna E Leeuwis, Michiel L Bots, Juliette L van Alphen, Geert Jan Biessels, Hans-Peter Brunner-La Rocca, L Jaap Kappelle, Albert C van Rossum, Matthias J P van Osch, Ilonca Vaartjes; Heart-Brain Connection Consortium
Health & Place, volume 79

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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