Earlier published work supports the “Barker hypothesis”

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6992.1468b (Published 03 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1468
  1. Inger Torhild Gram,
  2. Bjorn Straume,
  3. Maja-Lisa Lochen,
  4. Bjarne K Jacobsen,
  5. Egil Arnesen,
  6. Eiliv Lund
  1. Senior lecturer Senior lecturer Researcher Professor Professor Professor Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, N-9037 Tromso, Norway

    EDITOR,—Nigel Paneth and Mervyn Susser discuss the fetal and early life origin of coronary heart disease, referring to the “Barker hypothesis.”1 We acknowledge the important contributions of Barker and his coworkers. More strongly than previous …

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