Birth-weight, adult blood pressure, and blood pressure reactions to acute psychological stress

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@article{665e595fe32e4a59941894e133207340,
title = "Birth-weight, adult blood pressure, and blood pressure reactions to acute psychological stress",
abstract = "The fetal origins of disease hypothesis contends that an unfavourable intrauterine environment, as evidenced by low birth weight, increases vulnerability to chronic illness in adulthood.1 There is now reasonably consistent evidence of a negative association between birth weight and adult blood pressure.2 However, the mechanisms underlying this relation remain unclear. It has been suggested that individual differences in susceptibility to stress may play a part.3 One way of assessing this susceptibility is by measuring blood pressure reactions to an acute psychological stress task. There is evidence that large magnitude blood pressure reactions to such exposures predict increased resting blood pressure at subsequent follow up.4 Our analyses revisited the issue of birth weight and adult blood pressure and examined ",
author = "Douglas Carroll and {Davey Smith}, G and Anna Phillips and Christopher Ring and P West",
year = "2006",
month = feb,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1136/jech.2005.039305",
language = "English",
volume = "60",
pages = "144--145",
journal = "Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health",
issn = "0143-005X",
publisher = "BMJ Publishing Group",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Birth-weight, adult blood pressure, and blood pressure reactions to acute psychological stress

AU - Carroll, Douglas

AU - Davey Smith, G

AU - Phillips, Anna

AU - Ring, Christopher

AU - West, P

PY - 2006/2/1

Y1 - 2006/2/1

N2 - The fetal origins of disease hypothesis contends that an unfavourable intrauterine environment, as evidenced by low birth weight, increases vulnerability to chronic illness in adulthood.1 There is now reasonably consistent evidence of a negative association between birth weight and adult blood pressure.2 However, the mechanisms underlying this relation remain unclear. It has been suggested that individual differences in susceptibility to stress may play a part.3 One way of assessing this susceptibility is by measuring blood pressure reactions to an acute psychological stress task. There is evidence that large magnitude blood pressure reactions to such exposures predict increased resting blood pressure at subsequent follow up.4 Our analyses revisited the issue of birth weight and adult blood pressure and examined

AB - The fetal origins of disease hypothesis contends that an unfavourable intrauterine environment, as evidenced by low birth weight, increases vulnerability to chronic illness in adulthood.1 There is now reasonably consistent evidence of a negative association between birth weight and adult blood pressure.2 However, the mechanisms underlying this relation remain unclear. It has been suggested that individual differences in susceptibility to stress may play a part.3 One way of assessing this susceptibility is by measuring blood pressure reactions to an acute psychological stress task. There is evidence that large magnitude blood pressure reactions to such exposures predict increased resting blood pressure at subsequent follow up.4 Our analyses revisited the issue of birth weight and adult blood pressure and examined

U2 - 10.1136/jech.2005.039305

DO - 10.1136/jech.2005.039305

M3 - Article

C2 - 16415264

VL - 60

SP - 144

EP - 145

JO - Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

JF - Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

SN - 0143-005X

ER -