The conceptual basis for the developmental origins of health and disease

  title={The conceptual basis for the developmental origins of health and disease},
  author={Peter D. Gluckman and Mark A. Hanson},
This landmark publication provides the first definitive account of how and why subtle influences on the fetus and during early life can have such profound consequences for adult health and diseases. Although the epidemiological evidence for this link has long proved compelling, it is only much more recently that the scientific and physiological basis for this has begun to be studied in depth and fully understood. This compilation, written by many of the world’s leading experts in this exciting… 

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