Miles Hochstein

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The life course health development (LCHD) framework organizes research from several fields into a conceptual approach explaining how individual and population health develops and how developmental trajectories are determined by interactions between biological and environmental factors during the lifetime. This approach thus provides a construct for(More)
Mature female natural dark mink (Mustela vison) were fed 0.0006 (control), 0.016, 0.053, 0.180, or 1.40 ppb 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) for 131-132 d to ascertain the chronic toxic effects of TCDD in mink, including reproduction. Consumption of the 1.4 ppb TCDD diet resulted in lethargy, bloody stools, and 16.7% mortality. Final mink body(More)
Previous studies have indicated dysfunction of the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis in obesity. We have studied 12 obese males to further characterize the extent of this dysfunction. The hypothalamic-hypophyseal-gonadal axis is normal as determined by the testicular response to human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the pituitary response to 200 micrograms(More)
The health development organization (HDO) is a new approach to the organization and delivery of children's health and social services. The HDO would combine the best features of vertically integrated HMOs with horizontally integrated, child-focused social services and longitudinally integrated health promotion strategies. Its mandate would be to develop the(More)
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