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Latest David Barker Stories

2012-09-20 14:37:31

Researchers studying the origins of sudden cardiac death have found that in both men and women a thin placenta at birth was associated with sudden cardiac death.

2011-06-02 12:59:34

Researchers investigating the foetal origins of chronic disease have discovered that combinations of a mother's body size and the shape and size of her baby's placenta can predict heart disease in men in later life.

2010-11-08 16:30:00

30th Anniversary of Agnes Higgins Award Recognizes David Barker, MD, PhD, FRS DENVER, Nov.

2009-01-16 10:09:38

The February edition of the Journal of Nutrition offers new insights into possible associations between infant feeding and health outcomes related to obesity.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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