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Baby Has Second Head Removed [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 16:07

A rare disease known as encephalomeningocele caused Tofajjal to grow a second "head" — a 2-lb. growth on his scalp, complete with rudimentary brain tissue and hair.

Improving Water Quality And General Hygiene Could Add Half A Centimeter To Children’s Height

Clean Water And Good Hygiene Could Make Your Child Grow Taller: 265 Million Children Are Affected By Stunting Worldwide

By | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 13:02

Poor hygiene, limited access to safe water, and poor sanitation are all linked to impaired growth in children under the age of five.

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ADHD Medication Delays Physical Growth in Boys

By | Mon, 01/21/2013 - 09:11

Teenage boys on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have slower growth and be short and thin when compared to boys belonging in the same age group, says a new study.

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Delayed Growth in Childhood Linked to Longer Lifespan

By | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:34

The slower you grow, the longer you live, a new study suggests.