Brock University Professor Predicts Risk of Heart Disease
Challenge: Predict future health outcomes based on past behavior and environmental factors.
Solution: SAS accesses and analyzes massive amounts of data from multiple sources to understand the relationship between high cholesterol intake at an early age and chronic disease in adulthood.
Benefits: By looking at a variety of factors, including cholesterol intake, height, weight and level of physical activity, epidemiologists can predict the risk of adult cardiovascular illness and fatality in children.
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