Catch-up growth in childhood and death from coronary heart disease: longitudinal study.

@article{Eriksson1999CatchupGI,
  title={Catch-up growth in childhood and death from coronary heart disease: longitudinal study.},
  author={Johan Eriksson and Tom J. Forsen and Jaakko Tuomilehto and Paul E. D. Winter and Clive Osmond and David P. Barker},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1999},
  volume={318 7181},
  pages={427-31}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether catch-up growth during childhood modifies the increased risk of death from coronary heart disease that is associated with reduced intrauterine growth. DESIGN Follow up study of men whose body size at birth was recorded and who had an average of 10 measurements taken of their height and weight through childhood. SETTING Helsinki, Finland. SUBJECTS 3641 men who were born in Helsinki University Central Hospital during 1924-33 and who went to school in Helsinki… CONTINUE READING

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