Pregnancy: Maternal obesity affects neonatal adipogenesis

  • Hugh Thomas
  • Published 2016 in Nature Reviews Endocrinology


stem cells (MSCs) from neonates born to mothers with obesity have increased adipogenic potential, according to a new study published in Diabetes. Maternal obesity during pregnancy is associated with increased birth weight and neonatal fat mass. Epidemiological studies have shown that children born to women with obesity are at increased risk of obesity in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2015.225


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@article{Thomas2016PregnancyMO, title={Pregnancy: Maternal obesity affects neonatal adipogenesis}, author={Hugh Thomas}, journal={Nature Reviews Endocrinology}, year={2016}, volume={12}, pages={63-63} }