Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 10th, 2005
Study 1: According to a study from the United States, "With relatively high fertility and short lifespan, marmoset monkeys (Callithrix jacchus) may become useful primate models of prenatal nutritional effects on birth condition and adult disease risk."
"The present study determined the effects of energy restriction to 75% of expected ad libitum consumption during mid- (day 66) or late (day 99) gestation on maternal weight, fetal growth, and pregnancy outcomes in this species. Mid-restriction reliably induced the loss of pregnancy before term, at 92 days, on...
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