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Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Height Articles


New genetic variants found that influence height

3rd February 2017

Scientists have discovered 83 new gene variants that influence height.

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Height and cancer linked

2nd October 2015

Study appears to support height and cancer risk are linked.

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Average height of men up 11cm

2nd September 2013

Experts have found the average height of men has risen by almost 11cm since 1870s.

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Patients should be screened for obesity

27th June 2012

Doctors should be encouraged to check weight and height of all patients to determine if they are obese.

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Tool to help GPs quickly assess child growth

28th May 2012

A range of tools to help GPs and colleagues assess the growth of school-age children published.

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UK news 1/10/10

2nd October 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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Height gene study

30th September 2010

More than 180,000 people have been involved in a study on genetic code that governs our height.

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