Similar maternal and paternal relationships with offspring bone mass do not exclude an intrauterine mechanism: evidence from Southampton Women’s Survey


Dear Editor, In their recent paper, Macdonald-Wallis et al. [1] found that maternal and paternal smoking before pregnancy were related similarly to offspring bone mass at age 10 years. The authors concluded, as in their earlier paper with parental BMI as the predictor [2], that their findings did not support an intrauterine mechanism, but were mediated by… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-011-1686-y