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Birth weight, infant weight gain, and cause-specific mortality: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

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Low birth weight, a marker of adverse intrauterine circumstances, is known to be associated with a range of disease outcomes in later life, including coronary heart disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and osteoporosis. However, it may also decrease the risk of other common conditions, most notably neoplastic disease. The authors describe the associations between birth weight, infant weight gain, and a range of mortality outcomes in the Hertfordshire Cohort. This study included 37,615 men ...

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10.1093/aje/kwi137

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Syddall, HE More by this author
Simmonds, SJ More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
161
Issue:
11
Pages:
1074-1080
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:1200ccca-a36d-4592-8c49-f8bd6c3a4bf5
Source identifiers:
126181
Local pid:
pubs:126181

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