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Stephane L. Bourque
University of Alberta
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#1Oluwatobiloba Osikoya (University of North Texas Health Science Center)H-Index: 1
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Abstract The developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) theory posits that suboptimal environments in utero and/or early postnatal life can cause structural and functional changes in key organ systems, thereby predisposing the individual to chronic disease in later life. Epidemiological, clinical, and preclinical studies show that the cardiovascular, metabolic, and neuroendocrine systems of the offspring can be influenced by environmental factors per se, or maternal responses to such st...
#1Lesley J. Brennan (U of A: University of Alberta)H-Index: 6
#2Styliani Goulopoulou (University of North Texas Health Science Center)H-Index: 20
Last.Stephane L. Bourque (U of A: University of Alberta)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a leading cause of mortality worldwide. Despite recognizing the importance of risk factors in dictating CVD susceptibility and onset, patient treatment remains a challenging endeavor. Increasingly, the benefits of prevention and mitigation of risk factors earlier in life are being acknowledged. The developmental origins of health and disease posits that insults during specific periods of development can influence long-term health outcomes; this occurs b...
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