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Exposure to maternal obesity or a maternal diet rich in fat during development may have adverse outcomes in offspring, such as the development of obesity and hypertension. The present study examined the effect of a maternal high-fat diet (m-HFD) on offspring blood pressure and renal sympathetic nerve activity, responses to stress, and sensitivity to central administration of leptin and ghrelin. Offspring of New Zealand white rabbits fed a 13 HFD were slightly heavier than offspring from mothers fed a 4 maternal normal fat diet (P
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Understanding the contribution of sympathetic overactivity to maternally programmed obesity related hypertension
Armitage, J., Davern, P. J. & Head, G.
1/01/13 → 31/12/15