Fetal Origins of Adult Disease

Fetal Origins of Adult Disease

Public health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity may be triggered by a factor not often considered: the environment of the womb. Researchers join Diane to talk about links between the prenatal environment and adult health

Public health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity may be triggered by a factor not often considered: the environment of the womb. Researchers join Diane to talk about links between the prenatal environment and adult health

Guests

Dr. David Barker

University of South Hampton, England, author of "The Best Start in Life" (Century Publishing)

Dr. Catherine Spong

Chief, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

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