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Born in Auschwitz and Survived: A Triumph Over Murderers.

@article{Weisz2018BornIA,
  title={Born in Auschwitz and Survived: A Triumph Over Murderers.},
  author={G. Weisz and K. Kwiet},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2018},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          203-206
        }
}
  • G. Weisz, K. Kwiet
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
BACKGROUND The discovery of Jewish babies who were born in Nazi concentration camps and survived seems miraculous, but this phenomenon did occur toward the end of World War II. The lives of a small group of mothers and surviving children are of both historical and medical interests. Their survival shows additional support for the hypothesis that maternal nutrition can induce metabolic syndrome and bone demineralization in their offspring. Information obtained through direct contact with some of… Expand
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