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Proc Biol Sci. 1995 Oct 23;262(1363):37-43.

The Wellcome Foundation Lecture, 1994. The fetal origins of adult disease.

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  • 1MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, U.K.

Abstract

Recent findings suggest that many human fetuses have to adapt to a limited supply of nutrients and in doing so they permanently change their physiology and metabolism. These 'programmed' changes may be the origins of a number of diseases in later life, including coronary heart disease and the related disorders: stroke, diabetes and hypertension.

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