Links to trusted information about growth disorders.
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.
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.
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.
Osteoarthritis is a common chronic joint disease that may cause disability and pain. Find out about how to manage it.
Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.
Trusted information about fetal diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Depression in teenagers
One in five children and adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders. Find out about depression and young people.
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.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the wrist. Learn more here.