Fetal programming and the Leningrad Siege study.

@article{Stanner2001FetalPA,
  title={Fetal programming and the Leningrad Siege study.},
  author={Sara A Stanner and John S. Yudkin},
  journal={Twin research : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={287-92}
}
The Leningrad Siege Study investigated the relationship between decreased maternal food intake and risk factors for coronary heart disease in adult life. The study screened 169 subjects exposed to intrauterine starvation during the Siege of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) 1941-4, 192 subjects born in Leningrad before the siege and 188 subjects born concurrently with these two groups but outside the area of the siege. No difference was found between the subjects exposed to starvation in utero and… CONTINUE READING

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