Prenatal programming of adult thyroid function by alcohol and thyroid hormones.

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Increasing evidence associates environmental challenges early in life with permanent alterations of physiological functions in adulthood. These changes in fetal environment can trigger physiological adaptations by the fetus, called fetal programming, which may be beneficial before birth but permanently influence the physiology of the organism. In this study… (More)

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@article{Wilcoxon2004PrenatalPO, title={Prenatal programming of adult thyroid function by alcohol and thyroid hormones.}, author={Jennifer Slone Wilcoxon and Eva E. Redei}, journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism}, year={2004}, volume={287 2}, pages={E318-26} }