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Fetal origins of pediatric disease

EUR 36,00 EUR 34,20

Fetal origins of pediatric disease (Tienda española)

Fetoplacental plasticity and intrauterine programming by stress and glucocorticoids

Marion Tegethoff (Autor)


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Lectura de prueba, Datei (2,3 MB)

ISBN-10 (Impresion) 386955214X
ISBN-13 (Impresion) 9783869552149
Idioma Inglés
Numero de paginas 266
Edicion 1 Aufl.
Volumen 0
Lugar de publicacion Göttingen
Lugar de la disertacion Universität Trier
Fecha de publicacion 14.12.2009
Clasificacion simple Tesis doctoral
Area Psicología
Medicina humana

Improving child health worldwide is a core public health objective,
identifying the risk factors of child disease an important research priority.
This book presents a series of five human studies unraveling two common
risk factors that operate as early as during intrauterine life: stress during
pregnancy and synthetic glucocorticoids commonly used in reproductive
medicine. The findings provide evidence that stress during pregnancy
predicts placental and fetal growth, and is associated with an increased
disease risk in the offspring during childhood. They further suggest that
therapy with synthetic glucocorticoids during pregnancy may result in
disturbed endocrinology throughout offspring childhood. A framework
introduces the reader into the public health perspective and scientific
background of the work, and guides the integration of the presented
findings by a concluding comprehensive discussion with regard to
implications for future research, clinical practice and policy. The findings
contribute to a better understanding of the fetal origins of pediatric disease.