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Genetics Home Reference: short stature, hyperextensibility, hernia, ocular depression, Rieger anomaly, and teething delay by Posted Tue 17 Dec 2013 10:23am (often shortened to SHORT syndrome) On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed December 2013 What is SHORT syndrome? Short stature, hyperextensibil ... Read on »
Primary Care Docs Often Overlook Short Stature in Girls by HealthFinder Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Boys more likely to be checked for a medical cause for height deficiency, study finds. ... Read on »
Miniature bamboo: Short on stature, but not on beauty... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Jan 2011 11:02pm When most people think of bamboo, its natural to think of a tall, upright grove or forest, full of beauty.  Some beautiful examples of large bamboo specimens can be found in places such as the Sagano Bamboo Forrest at Arashiyama on the outskirts of Kyoto, Japan; or the famous bamboo groves found on the way to Hana on the island of Maui, Hawaii.   ... Read on »
rodgers' relatively short stature 6 ft by johnsena1231 Posted Thu 20 Dec 2012 3:42am     There are accessible one particular couple of treatments dependant upon scripting. Hunter's Honies Farm can be a unique encounter for confident been interested how honey created from or what exactly bees usually are good intended for. Any serious decision, such as when to add or reduce sail was made by the captain, but the lieutenant wo ... Read on »
Short people got no reason… to worry about this study by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 4:57pm As a short person growing up in a short family in the 1970s I remember being a little put off by the Randy Newman song Short People . Here’s a little taste if you don’t recall: Short people got no reason To live They got little hands Little eyes They walk around Tellin’ great big lies They got little noses And tiny little ... Read on »
Get It Down, 31 for 21 (Day 2) by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 10:01pm  ** Just a disclaimer, my personal thoughts are in italics  Down syndrome: Excerpt from Professional Guide to Diseases (Eighth Edition) The first disorder attributed to a chromosome aberration, Down syndrome (trisomy 21) characteristically produces mental retardation, dysmorphic facial features, and other distinctive physical abn ... Read on »
Short Men aren't taken seriously (91 reads) by relationships .. Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 6:22pm Tommy Men who are shorter than the average male are often stigmatized and told that they are genetically inferior to all other males. Also when someone is lacking in height, they often have to overcome many more obstacles than people of average or above-average height such as having a comparatively poorer image, getting paid less than their ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Now if they'd just get cracking on the "thin and blonde" drug. . . by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm According to today's NYT, the FDA has approved the new drug Increlex for the treatment of "abnormally short stature." The clinical trials of the new drug were done with kids who had not responded to injections of human growth hormone, the current standard treatment. The NYT article notes: "An estimated 6,000 children in the United States hav ... Read on »