BIOCHEM 4M03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Low Birth Weight, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Infant Mortality

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Biochem 4m03 lecture 22 early life origins of health and disease. Potential: how can we modify where we are going to end up: not just where we are right now. What is it about our life that modifies our health and well-being: genetics, environment, food, activity, disease risk, however, it"s not that straight forward. There"s a critical window in our life developmental window: developmental window can modify how our cells will interact with environment, early life window can modulate disease risk. This is where they collected data in uk. Really high rate (extraordinarily high) of maternal and infant death at childbirth: due to infection, sanitation, so was extremely dangerous delivering baby. Can improve situation by improving health care. Uk"s first chief health inspector and lady inspector of midwives. Records enabled tracing of 16000 men and women born in hertfordshire between 1911- Information from one of miss burnside"s birth and infant growth records (1917)

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