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Growth

The change in a company's or nation's earnings, revenue, GDP or some other measure from one period of time (usually a year) to the next. Growth shows by how much the measure has grown or shrunk in raw dollar amounts, but may be expressed as a percentage as well. It may or may not be adjusted for inflation.

Growth.

Growth is an increase in the value of an investment over time. Unlike investments that produce income, those that are designed for growth don't necessarily provide you with a regular source of cash.

A growth company is more likely to reinvest its profits to build its business. If the company prospers, however, its stock typically increases in value.

Stocks, stock mutual funds, and real estate may all be classified as growth investments, but some stocks and mutual funds emphasize growth more than others.

growth

see ECONOMIC GROWTH.

growth

see ECONOMIC GROWTH.
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The Navigation Guide--Evidence-based medicine meets environmental health: systematic review of nonhuman evidence for PFOA effects on fetal growth.
Abnormal vasculature adaptation, resulting in aberrant blood flow, has been implicated as a possible cause of fetal growth restriction (FGR) though Samangaya et ah ruled out prolonged pregnancy in women with preeclampsia using Sildenafil (7).
When these results were correlated with the earlier fetal growth assessments, being consistently small in utero was associated with a significantly greater chance of having a sperm assessment within the lowest quartile of all the men assessed.
This means that women exposed to long periods of standing and women working long hours, when compared to women who do not, have a slightly higher risk of lower fetal growth rates during pregnancy.
Nutrition plays a role in the pathogenesis of adverse pregnancy outcomes including PTB and fetal growth restriction.
1-fold increased relative risk of fetal growth restriction.
For exercised babies, all aspects of fetal growth and development after birth have been shown to be equal to or better than non-exercised babies.
Comment: Prenatal lead exposure is associated with deficits in fetal growth and neurological development.
These contributors from all over the world explain how fetal growth restrictions can translate into health issues later in life, such as a risk for developing type 2 diabetes, and how these issues are also pronounced in developing countries as well.
Fetal growth restriction is associated with a chronic pattern of atherogenic lipoprotein metabolism.