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Jens Randel Nyengaard

Low birth weight and cardiovascular disease: myth or reality?

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The Barker hypothesis proposes a link between low birth weight and adulthood cardiovascular disease. Recent studies have cast doubt on this hypothesis whilst others have proposed an effect of maternal birth weight that may extend to future generations. Thus, the debate on the effect of birth weight in cardiovascular disease continues.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Opinion in Lipidology
Volume9
Issue4
Pages (from-to)309-312
Number of pages4
ISSN0957-9672
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sep 1998

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