Research Briefs

Developmental origins of health and disease research findings

  • A February 2020 study published in the Journal of Endocrinology found that weight at two years of age is linked to elevated risks for heart disease, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome later in life. Read more
  • Maternal hypertension and preeclampsia are not only potential warnings for heart disease risk in the mother – but also in the offspring.  This research brief provides an overview of a recent article published in the April edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association, with commentary by Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., Director of the OHSU Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness. Read more