Low birth weight and risk of high blood pressure in adulthood.

@article{Gennser1988LowBW,
  title={Low birth weight and risk of high blood pressure in adulthood.},
  author={Gerhard Gennser and P Rymark and P E Isberg},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={296 6635},
  pages={1498-500}
}
Hospital birth records were sought for 104 men from a pool of male army conscripts with "normal" or "high" blood pressure when measured at 28 years of age. Of 77 men whose birth weight and date of the mother's last menstrual period before the pregnancy could be found, 25 had a resting diastolic blood pressure of greater than or equal to 90 mm Hg. In 11 of… CONTINUE READING