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Beware! Short children could be at a higher risk of stroke in adulthood

While adult height is genetically determined, it is also influenced by factors such as maternal diet during pregnancy, childhood diet, infection and psychological stress.

Feb 16, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Treatment for height may cause depression in kids

Short, healthy children who are treated with growth hormone (GH) may become taller, but they may also become more depressed and withdrawn over time, a new study warns.

Jun 24, 2014, 19:17 PM IST