Published in Law and Health Weekly, July 9th, 2005
According to a study from England, "Epidemiological studies suggest that infants of low birth weight show poor neonatal growth and increased susceptibility to adult diseases such as diabetes and lung disease. Uncoupling protein 2 and 3 (UCP2 and UCP3) have been implicated in the development of such diseases; pigs provide an ideal model to examine the influence of birth weight due to the natural variance in piglet weight within a litter."
A. Mostyn and colleagues, University Nottingham Hospital explained, "This study examined whether birth weight influences the expression...
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