Generativity Versus Stagnation: An Elaboration of Erikson's Adult Stage of Human Development
- Genome-wide association analysis identifies 20 loci that influence adult height. Weedon, Michael N.; Lango, Hana; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Wallace, Chris; Evans, David M.; Mangino, Massimo; Freathy, Rachel M.; Perry, John R. B.; Stevens, Suzanne; Hall, Alistair S.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Shields, Beverly; Prokopenko, Inga; Farrall, Martin; Dominiczak, Anna; Johnson, Toby; Bergmann, Sven; Beckmann, Jacques S.; Vollenweider, Peter; Waterworth, Dawn M. // Nature Genetics;May2008, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p575
Adult height is a model polygenic trait, but there has been limited success in identifying the genes underlying its normal variation. To identify genetic variants influencing adult human height, we used genome-wide association data from 13,665 individuals and genotyped 39 variants in an...
- Children, Adults, or Adolescents? Garlock, Vicki // Teaching Professor;May2004, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p5
Discusses the developmental stages and maturational processes associated with the college/university years and the resulting implications for successful teaching in the U.S. Indicator of adulthood; Measures taken in determining adulthood; Recommendations for better understanding of maturational...
- Early GH favorably altered natural history of Prader-Willi syndrome. // Endocrine Today;Apr2010, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses research by A. L. Carrel which found that recombinant human growth hormone (GH) improves body composition, height, motor function and lipid profiles in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.
- Acceptance Speech. Corcoran, Steffie // Oklahoma Today;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p8
The author contemplates on her life as she grows older. Having a cynical, world-weary, tough-girl demeanor, she notes that for most of her life, she looked and felt older that her age. She notes, however, that in her late thirties, the situation reversed itself when people began to tell her she...
- Diversity of the Human Skin Microbiome Early in Life. Capone, Kimberly A; Dowd, Scot E; Stamatas, Georgios N; Nikolovski, Janeta // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Oct2011, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p2026
Within days after birth, rapid surface colonization of infant skin coincides with significant functional changes. Gradual maturation of skin function, structure, and composition continues throughout the first years of life. Recent reports have revealed topographical and temporal variations in...
- postadolescent. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1739
The article presents a definition of the term "postadolescent," which refers to an individual who has passed adolescence.
- Is the decision on the use of biosimilar growth hormone based on high quality scientific evidence? - a systematic review. Fryklund, Linda; Ritzén, Martin; Bertilsson, Göran; Arnlind, Marianne // European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology;May2014, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p509
Background: The authors carried out a systematic and critical review of the scientific literature regarding the possible development of neutralising antibodies developed in patients treated with growth hormone biosimilars (defined as a drug expected to be similar to the originator or original...
- Growth hormone treatment resulted in quicker, leaner athletes. Brannon, Matthew // Endocrine Today;Jun2010 Supplement, Vol. 8, p26
The article discusses research on the use of recombinant human growth hormone to enhance sprint in athletes, by U. Meinhardt and colleagues, published in "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- Experience with growth hormone treatment in Great Britain. // British Medical Journal;2/2/1980, Vol. 280 Issue 6210, p270
Investigates the possible use of human growth hormone (hGH) to treat children with short stature in Great Britain. Reference to the study by the Medical Research Council; Prevalence of idiopathic hGH deficiency; Identification of defects of the system of treatment.