News tagged with adult height
(HealthDay)—Parents often worry when their child, especially a son, is much shorter than average. But as long as there is no medical cause, parents can rest easy, experts say.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight. Three of those regions influence adult metabolism, and appear to affect longer-term outcomes such as ...
Genetics Dec 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up slightly shorter at their full adult height than children who don't use the drugs, new results from a comprehensive asthma study show.
Immunology Sep 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
New research sifts through the entire genome of thousands of human subjects to look for genetic variation associated with height. The results of the study, published by Cell Press in the December issue of the American Jo ...
Genetics Nov 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study of more than 800,000 young adults found that obesity and height increased the risk of having low back pain.
Health Nov 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0