Published in Lab Law Weekly, November 11th, 2005
Some children begin their growth phases early on while others are "late bloomers." Many parents and children may be curious to know how tall the child will be as an adult. A study in the Journal of Pediatrics describes an inexpensive and noninvasive method for parents and doctors to predict a child's adult height based on sex and growth factors.
Lauren Sherar, MSc and colleagues from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada and the faculty of kinesiology and rehabilitation sciences in Belgium assessed height and weight from previous...
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