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Fetal growth and development: the role of nutrition and other factors

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the sources of variation in fetal growth, in particular nutrition in the context of the fetal nutritional programming hypothesis. The influence of fetal and maternal genotype on ... More


Genetic Epidemiology for Case-Based Designs

M. Daniele Fallin and W.H. Linda Kao

in The Case-Control Method: Design and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187113
eISBN:
9780199864898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187113.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Genetic epidemiology is one of the most rapidly growing fields of epidemiologic research. Almost every human disease has some genetic component. The main purpose of genetic epidemiology is to ... More


Principles of analysis of germline genetics

Jesus Gonzalez-Bosquet and Stephen J. Chanock

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of the development and progress in applications of genomic technologies, with a focus on genomic sequence variation. Topics discussed include genetic variation, ... More


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