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Growth disorders

Links to trusted information about growth disorders.

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Dwarfism

Most people with dwarfism lead relatively long, healthy lives; the main problem they face is discrimination. For others, there are health issues to be aware of.

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Human growth hormone

Human growth hormone is a small protein that travels in the bloodstream to stimulate growth. Learn more about the medical uses of human growth hormone.

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Sleep

Sleep helps us restore ourselves physically, as well as organise our brains. Find out here about the stages of sleep, healthy sleep habits and sleep disorders.

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common chronic joint disease that may cause disability and pain. Find out about how to manage it.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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Fetal diseases

Trusted information about fetal diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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Depression in teenagers

One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.

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Iodine

Iodine is essential for making proteins and the growth of your bones and nerves. Learn more about what you get in iodine and how much you need.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the wrist. Learn more here.

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