Perinatal and childhood origins of cardiovascular disease

@article{Huang2007PerinatalAC,
  title={Perinatal and childhood origins of cardiovascular disease},
  author={Russel C. Huang and Vicki Burke and John P. Newnham and Fiona J. Stanley and Garth Edward Kendall and Louis Isaac Landau and Wendy H Oddy and Kevin V Blake and Lyle John Palmer and Lawrie J. Beilin},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={236-244}
}
Background:Features of the metabolic syndrome comprise a major risk for cardiovascular disease and will increase in prevalence with rising childhood obesity. We sought to identify early life influences on development of obesity, hypertension and dyslipidemia in children.Methods and results:Cluster analysis was used on a subset of a longitudinal Australian birth cohort who had blood samples at age 8 (n=406). A quarter of these 8-year-olds fell into a cluster with higher body mass index, blood… CONTINUE READING

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Perinatal and childhood origins of cardiovascular disease

  • RC Huang, V Burke, JP Newnham
  • Int J Obes ( Lond )
  • 2006

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