David Barker

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Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: in utero programming in the pathogenesis of hypertension
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division MP 887, University of Southampton, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton SO16 5YA, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:700-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Concluding remarks. The Window of Opportunity: Pre-Pregnancy to 24 Months of Age
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 61:255-60. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease: a disorder of growth
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Horm Res 59:35-41. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal influences on stroke mortality in England and Wales
    David J P Barker
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Stroke 34:1598-602. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of insulin resistance
    David J P Barker
    Division of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Horm Res 64:2-7. 2005
  6. pmc The developmental origins of well-being
    D J P Barker
    Division for Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 95, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1359-66. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The origins of the developmental origins theory
    D J P Barker
    DOHaD Division, University of Southampton, UK
    J Intern Med 261:412-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal origins of adult disease: strength of effects and biological basis
    D J P Barker
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1235-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal and social origins of hypertension
    David J P Barker
    Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Hypertension 50:565-71. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and breast cancer in their daughters
    David J P Barker
    Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:127-31. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: in utero programming in the pathogenesis of hypertension
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division MP 887, University of Southampton, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton SO16 5YA, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:700-7. 2006
    ..By monitoring blood pressure, weight, and renal function in children, it might be possible to reduce the risk of cardiovascular and renal disease in later life...
  2. ncbi request reprint Concluding remarks. The Window of Opportunity: Pre-Pregnancy to 24 Months of Age
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 61:255-60. 2008
    ..We discussed what is known and what needs to be known about (a) growth during this window, (b) critical periods of development, (c) the effects of nutrition, and (d) possible interventions to improve nutrition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease: a disorder of growth
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Horm Res 59:35-41. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal influences on stroke mortality in England and Wales
    David J P Barker
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Stroke 34:1598-602. 2003
    ..We report on the geographic distribution of stroke mortality in England and Wales and compare it with that in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of insulin resistance
    David J P Barker
    Division of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Horm Res 64:2-7. 2005
    ..Improving fetal nutrition remains an important long-term goal...
  6. pmc The developmental origins of well-being
    D J P Barker
    Division for Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 95, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1359-66. 2004
    ..A new vision of optimal early human development is emerging, which takes account of health and well-being throughout life...
  7. ncbi request reprint The origins of the developmental origins theory
    D J P Barker
    DOHaD Division, University of Southampton, UK
    J Intern Med 261:412-7. 2007
    ..The association between low birthweight and coronary heart disease has been confirmed in longitudinal studies of men and women around the world. The developmental model of the origins of the disease offers a new way forward...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal origins of adult disease: strength of effects and biological basis
    D J P Barker
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1235-9. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal and social origins of hypertension
    David J P Barker
    Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Hypertension 50:565-71. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and breast cancer in their daughters
    David J P Barker
    Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:127-31. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Growth and living conditions in childhood and hypertension in adult life: a longitudinal study
    David J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    J Hypertens 20:1951-6. 2002
    ..To examine the interplay between childhood growth and living conditions in the development of hypertension...
  12. doi request reprint Human growth and cardiovascular disease
    David J P Barker
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 61:21-38. 2008
    ..CHD and the disorders related to it arise through a series of interactions between environmental influences and the pathways of growth and development that precede them...
  13. doi request reprint A possible link between the pubertal growth of girls and ovarian cancer in their daughters
    David J P Barker
    Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:659-62. 2008
    ..The maternal sex hormone profile that initiates ovarian cancer may be the product of poor nutrition and growth in early childhood followed by catch-up pre-pubertal growth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Developmental origins of raised serum cholesterol
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:876-7. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of chronic adult disease
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 93:26-33. 2004
    ..These diseases are the product of branching pathways of development in which the branchings are triggered by the environment before and after birth...
  16. pmc Infant growth and income 50 years later
    D J P Barker
    DOHaD Division, University of Southampton, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:272-3. 2005
    ..One interpretation of this is that biological processes linked to slow infant growth may lead to lifelong impairment of cognitive function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of growth among children who have coronary events as adults
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 353:1802-9. 2005
    ..Low birth weight is a risk factor for coronary heart disease. It is uncertain how postnatal growth affects disease risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity and early life
    D J P Barker
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Obes Rev 8:45-9. 2007
  19. pmc The midwife, the coincidence, and the hypothesis
    David Barker
    University of Southampton, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Centre, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton SO16 5YA
    BMJ 327:1428-30. 2003
  20. pmc Size at birth and resilience to effects of poor living conditions in adult life: longitudinal study
    D J Barker
    Medical Research Council, Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMJ 323:1273-6. 2001
    ..To determine whether men who grew slowly in utero or during infancy are more vulnerable to the later effects of poor living conditions on coronary heart disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fetal programming of coronary heart disease
    David J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, SO16 6YD, Southampton, UK
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 13:364-8. 2002
    ..Coronary heart disease appears to be a developmental disorder that originates through two widespread biological phenomena, developmental plasticity and compensatory growth...
  22. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of adult disease
    D J P Barker
    University of Southampton, MRC Epidemiology Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD, England
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:588S-595S. 2004
    ..A new vision of optimal early human development is emerging which takes account of both short and long-term outcomes...
  23. pmc Type of milk feeding in infancy and health behaviours in adult life: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    Sian Robinson
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Br J Nutr 109:1114-22. 2013
    ..009), such that higher scores were associated with having been breastfed. These data support experimental findings which suggest that early dietary exposures can have lifelong influences on food choice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease: a disorder of growth
    S M Robinson
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:537-42. 2002
    ..These effects are compounded by accelerated weight gain, which may represent 'compensatory growth' in childhood...
  25. ncbi request reprint The developmental origins of adult disease
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:733-6. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Altered regional blood flow in the fetus: the origins of cardiovascular disease?
    D J P Barker
    Division of Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Acta Paediatr 93:1559-60. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION: The long-term consequences of fetal redistribution of blood flow are unknown, but preliminary evidence suggests that there is an increased risk of coronary heart disease and hypertension in later life...
  27. pmc Growth of girls who later develop coronary heart disease
    T Forsen
    Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, UK
    Heart 90:20-4. 2004
    ..To determine the path of growth of girls who later develop coronary heart disease...
  28. doi request reprint Constraints on food choices of women in the UK with lower educational attainment
    M Barker
    Food Choice Group, MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:1229-37. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to identify factors that influence the food choices of women with lower educational attainment and how women could be helped to improve those choices...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Hertfordshire cohort study
    H E Syddall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1234-42. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of educational attainment on the quality of young women's diets
    S M Robinson
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1174-80. 2004
    ..This study examines the influence of sociodemographic and anthropometric factors on the quality of the diets of young women in the UK...
  31. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, infant weight gain, and cause-specific mortality: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    H E Syddall
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1074-80. 2005
    ..Overall, a one-standard-deviation increase in birth weight reduced all-cause mortality risk by age 75 years by 0.86% for both men and women...
  32. pmc Different indices of fetal growth predict bone size and volumetric density at 4 years of age
    Nicholas C Harvey
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Bone Miner Res 25:920-7. 2010
    ..These results suggest a discordance between influences on skeletal size and volumetric density...
  33. doi request reprint Why women of lower educational attainment struggle to make healthier food choices: the importance of psychological and social factors
    Wendy Lawrence
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Psychol Health 24:1003-20. 2009
    ..These findings provide a starting point for taking forward the design of an intervention to improve the diets of young women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Components in the interpretation of the high mortality in the county of Finnmark
    D J P Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:309-10. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-perpetuating effects of birth size on blood pressure levels in elderly people
    Hilkka Ylihärsilä
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsink, Finland
    Hypertension 41:446-50. 2003
    ..Among elderly people with established hypertension, these processes have a strong effect on blood pressure levels, because they are processes that do not respond well to treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Infant growth and stroke in adult life: the Helsinki birth cohort study
    Clive Osmond
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Stroke 38:264-70. 2007
    ..People who had low birth weight are at increased risk of stroke. Little is known about the effects of early postnatal growth on stroke risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relationship between polycystic ovaries, body mass index and insulin resistance
    Janet Cresswell
    University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:61-4. 2003
    ..To investigate insulin levels in lean and overweight women with and without polycystic ovaries. An observational, cross-sectional study at The Northem General Hospital, Sheffield, UK...
  38. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous hypothyroidism in adult women is predicted by small body size at birth and during childhood
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4953-6. 2006
    ..The relationships of early growth with coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes have received considerable attention. It is not known whether fetal or childhood growth is linked with autoimmune disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and hypertension in later life
    Johan G Eriksson
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, Diabetes Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 49:1415-21. 2007
    ..28 to 1.57). We conclude that 2 different paths of childhood growth precede the development of hypertension. We suggest that they lead to hypertension through different biological mechanisms and may respond differently to medication...
  40. ncbi request reprint Length of gestation and depressive symptoms at age 60 years
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 190:469-74. 2007
    ..A non-optimal foetal environment, reflected in smaller birth size and shorter duration of gestation, is a risk factor for compromised health later in life...
  41. ncbi request reprint Size at birth, gestational age and cortisol secretion in adult life: foetal programming of both hyper- and hypocortisolism?
    Eero Kajantie
    The Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:635-41. 2002
    ..We set out to study reasons for this discrepancy by examining the relationship between adult HPA axis function and birthweight and body proportions at birth in a group of elderly subjects with detailed birth records...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effects of the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 gene on insulin sensitivity and insulin metabolism interact with size at birth
    Johan G Eriksson
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes 51:2321-4. 2002
    ..We suggest that these findings reflect gene-environment interaction...
  43. doi request reprint Growth before 2 years of age and serum lipids 60 years later: the Helsinki Birth Cohort study
    Eero Kajantie
    The National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 37:280-9. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that this path of growth is associated with an atherogenic lipid profile in later life...
  44. ncbi request reprint Body size at birth predicts hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to psychosocial stress at age 60 to 70 years
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4094-100. 2007
    ..Studies in humans and animals have suggested intrauterine programming of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPAA) function as an important mechanism in linking fetal life conditions with adult disease...
  45. doi request reprint Infant growth and hostility in adult life
    Katri Rikkönen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 70:306-13. 2008
    ..A common origin in suboptimal fetal and early postnatal life may lie beneath. This study tested whether prenatal and postnatal growth predicts hostility in adult life...
  46. doi request reprint Body size at birth and socio-economic status in childhood: implications for Cloninger's psychobiological model of temperament at age 60
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 160:167-74. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Associations of body size at birth with late-life cortisol concentrations and glucose tolerance are modified by haplotypes of the glucocorticoid receptor gene
    Anna Rautanen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4544-51. 2006
    ..Small body size at birth is associated with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in adult life. This link may be in part mediated by early-life programming of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPAA) function...
  48. pmc Relation of serial changes in childhood body-mass index to impaired glucose tolerance in young adulthood
    Santosh K Bhargava
    Department of Pediatrics, Sunder Lal Jain Hospital, Delhi, India
    N Engl J Med 350:865-75. 2004
    ..Understanding the origin of obesity may be especially important in developing countries, where type 2 diabetes is rapidly increasing yet public health messages still focus on reducing childhood "undernutrition."..
  49. ncbi request reprint The association of the K121Q polymorphism of the plasma cell glycoprotein-1 gene with type 2 diabetes and hypertension depends on size at birth
    Agata Kubaszek
    Department of Medicine, University of Kuopio, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2044-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that the interaction between the K121Q polymorphism of the PC-1 gene and birth length affects insulin sensitivity and increases susceptibility to type 2 diabetes and hypertension in adulthood...
  50. ncbi request reprint Interactions between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma 2 gene polymorphisms and size at birth on blood pressure and the use of antihypertensive medication
    Hilkka Ylihärsilä
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 22:1283-7. 2004
    ..We examined whether the association between small body size at birth and adult blood pressure is modulated by PPAR-gamma 2 gene polymorphism, and whether the use of any class of antihypertensive medication is related to birth size...
  51. ncbi request reprint Exercise protects against glucose intolerance in individuals with a small body size at birth
    Johan G Eriksson
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 39:164-7. 2004
    ..We investigated whether regular exercise is related to lower rates of glucose intolerance in individuals with a small body size at birth and whether birth size affects exercise habits in adulthood...
  52. ncbi request reprint Perceived health of adults after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Tessa J Roseboom
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, ObsteAcademic Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:391-7. 2003
    ..Because poor perceived health is a strong predictor of mortality, we may expect increased mortality in people who were exposed to famine in early gestation in the future...
  53. ncbi request reprint The infant growth of boys who later develop coronary heart disease
    Tom J Forsen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 36:389-92. 2004
    ..The association between low birth-weight and coronary heart disease has been repeatedly shown. Only two previous studies have examined the effects of weight gain during infancy and later coronary heart disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Late life metabolic syndrome, early growth, and common polymorphism in the growth hormone and placental lactogen gene cluster
    Ian N M Day
    Human Genetics Division, Duthie Building Mp808, Tremona Road, School of Medicine, Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom SO16 6YD
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5569-76. 2004
    ..GH-CSH genotype adds substantially to, but does not account for, the associations between low body weight, at birth and in infancy, and the metabolic syndrome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Birthsize, gestational age and adrenal function in adult life: studies of dexamethasone suppression and ACTH1-24 stimulation
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 149:569-75. 2003
    ..We have now extended these findings by examining the relationship between birthweight, gestational age and tests of adrenal suppression and stimulation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria in adults after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:189-94. 2005
    ..Midgestation is a period of rapid increase in nephron number, which is critical in determining nephron endowment at birth. Fetal undernutrition may lead to lower nephron endowment with consequent MA in adult life...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pathways of infant and childhood growth that lead to type 2 diabetes
    Johan G Eriksson
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:3006-10. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the pathways of infant and early growth that lead to type 2 diabetes in adult life...
  58. ncbi request reprint Developmental antecedents of cardiovascular disease: a historical perspective
    David J P Barker
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2537-44. 2005
    ..One such process is altered renal development, with reduced nephron numbers, which may initiate hypertension...
  59. ncbi request reprint Adult consequences of fetal growth restriction
    David J P Barker
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:270-83. 2006
    ..Cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes arise through a series of interactions between environmental influences and the pathways of development that precede them...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in survivors of the Dutch famine
    Anita C J Ravelli
    Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 55:183-91; discussion 191-5. 2005
  61. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding protein-1 in elderly people: relationships with cardiovascular risk factors, body composition, size at birth, and childhood growth
    Eero Kajantie
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1059-65. 2003
    ..Prospective studies should address whether this group is susceptible to type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and osteoporosis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Size at birth as a predictor of mortality in adulthood: a follow-up of 350 000 person-years
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 34:655-63. 2005
    ..Our aim was to study the relationship between small size at birth and all-cause and non-cardiovascular mortality, which has been poorly documented...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Southampton Women's Survey
    Hazel M Inskip
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:42-8. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Adult mortality at age 57 after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine
    Rebecca C Painter
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Meibergdreef 9, 1105, Amsterdam, AZ, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:673-6. 2005
    ..Follow-up of this cohort will resolve whether famine exposure is linked to increased adult mortality...
  65. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric indicators of body composition in young adults: relation to size at birth and serial measurements of body mass index in childhood in the New Delhi birth cohort
    Harshpal S Sachdev
    Department of Pediatrics, Sunder Lal Jain Hospital, Delhi, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:456-66. 2005
    ..South Asians have a muscle-thin but adipose body phenotype and high rates of obesity-related disease. Adult body composition may be predictable in early life...
  66. ncbi request reprint Size at birth, the metabolic syndrome and 24-h salivary cortisol profile
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:201-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to assess whether HPAA activity in everyday living circumstances is related to the metabolic syndrome and size at birth...
  67. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and hypertension
    David J P Barker
    Hypertension 48:357-8. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Associations between birth weight and antihypertensive medication in black and white medicaid recipients
    Daniel T Lackland
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Hypertension 39:179-83. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The effects of the ACE gene insertion/deletion polymorphism on glucose tolerance and insulin secretion in elderly people are modified by birth weight
    Eero Kajantie
    National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5738-41. 2004
    ..We suggest that these findings reflect interactions between genotype and intrauterine environment with resulting changes in gene expression...
  70. doi request reprint Paternal skeletal size predicts intrauterine bone mineral accrual
    N C Harvey
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, and Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1676-81. 2008
    ..However, the paternal determinants of neonatal bone mass are not known. In this study we explored the relationship between a father's bone mass and that of his offspring...