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Are rates of ageing determined in utero?

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BACKGROUND: epidemiological studies have shown that poor early growth is associated with cardiovascular and other degenerative diseases. This has been explained by programming, whereby undernutrition and other influences which restrict early growth permanently change the structure and physiology of the body. The long-term effects of poor early nutrition on ageing have been demonstrated in animals but not studied in man. OBJECTIVES: to determine if poor early growth was associated with increas...

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10.1093/ageing/27.5.579

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
Journal:
Age and ageing More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
5
Pages:
579-583
Publication date:
1998-09-01
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Language:
English
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pubs:125465
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uuid:fe4007f2-02c7-475d-b070-1dfc7c0946ef
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pubs:125465
Source identifiers:
125465
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2013-11-16

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