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Stunting Tall Girls' Growth May Impact Fertility, Erasmus University Medical Center Study


2/17/2011 7:01:56 AM

MSN -- Years ago, tall girls often received hormones to stunt their growth — and now as adults they seem to have more difficulty becoming pregnant than women who weren't treated, a new Dutch study reveals. The study is the second to show that stunting girls' growth, which was widely done in Europe, Australia, and the United States starting in the 1950's, may have long-term consequences on their reproductive systems.

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