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Acetylsalicylic acid interferes with embryonic kidney growth and development by a prostaglandin-independent mechanism (2017)
Journal Article
Welham, S. J., Sparrow, A. J., Gardner, D. S., & Elmes, M. J. (2017). Acetylsalicylic acid interferes with embryonic kidney growth and development by a prostaglandin-independent mechanism. World Journal of Nephrology, 6(1), doi:10.5527/WJN.v6.i1.21. ISSN 2220-6124

AIM: To evaluate the effects of the non-selective, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), on ex vivo embryonic kidney growth and development. METHODS: Pairs of fetal mouse kidneys at embryonic day 12.5 were cultured... Read More

Excess maternal salt or fructose intake programmes sex-specific, stress and fructose-sensitive hypertension in offspring (2015)
Journal Article
Gardiner, S. M., Gardner, D., Elmes, M., & Gray, C. (2016). Excess maternal salt or fructose intake programmes sex-specific, stress and fructose-sensitive hypertension in offspring. British Journal of Nutrition, 115(4), doi:10.1017/S0007114515004936

The Western diet is typically high in salt and fructose, which have pressor activity. Maternal diet can affect offspring blood pressure, but the extent to which maternal intake of excess salt and fructose may influence cardiovascular function of the... Read More