Physical activity, nutrition and stress response in young adults born preterm − determinants of health and disease : The Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults
Advancements in neonatal care are resulting in increasing numbers of adult survivors after preterm birth at very low birth weight (VLBW, ≤ 1500 g). VLBW is associated with risk factors of non-communicable diseases, e.g. cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and diabetes. We investigated mechanisms underlying the effects of preterm birth on later health in VLBW adults, with a focus on 1) p...
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Public examination: 19.12.2014