Age at #period cessation and trajectories of #cardiovascular risk factors across mid and later life

To examine the association between age at period cessation and trajectories of anthropometry, blood pressure, lipids and glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) from midlife to age 69 years.. ..We found no evidence that age at period cessation was associated with trajectories of log triglyceride, LDL-C and HDL-C from 53 to 69 years and trajectories of SBP or DBP from 36 to 69 years, regardless of whether period … Continue reading Age at #period cessation and trajectories of #cardiovascular risk factors across mid and later life

#Education, Race/Ethnicity, and Causes of Premature #Mortality Among Middle-Aged Adults in 4 US Urban Communities: Results From CARDIA, 1985–2017

..Our primary outcome was years of potential life lost (YPLL). Results. The age-adjusted mortality rate per 1000 persons was 45.17 among Black men, 25.20 among White men, 17.63 among Black women, and 10.10 among White women. Homicide and AIDS were associated with the most YPLL, but cancer and cardiovascular disease were the most common causes of death. In multivariable models, each level of education achieved … Continue reading #Education, Race/Ethnicity, and Causes of Premature #Mortality Among Middle-Aged Adults in 4 US Urban Communities: Results From CARDIA, 1985–2017