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Introduction There is increasing recognition that the origins of obesity can be traced to gestation, infancy, or childhood, all critical periods of growth and development (Oken and Gillman 2003). Many studies have found associations between the fetal environment and subsequent health outcomes (Lawlor 2013; Ornoy 2011; Roseboom et al. 2006). The mechanisms that underlie the […]
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Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several groups of h...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...