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Prenatal and nutritional influences on skeletal development: Lessons from animal studies

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It is now well established that the onset of adult diseases such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and hypertension are linked to an adverse uterine growth environment, in particular through maternal nutrition, during development of the individual. The geographical distribution of the incidence rate of heart disease is similar to that of osteoporosis. This may indicate a link between maternal nutrition during pregnancy and the subsequent risk of developing osteoporosis in the offsprin...

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10.1007/s12018-009-9065-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical Reviews in Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
40-48
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1559-0119
ISSN:
1534-8644
URN:
uuid:725dc052-adce-4de2-a9e6-40faff2dde49
Source identifiers:
127031
Local pid:
pubs:127031

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