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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.
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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.

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It must be assumed that in the case of surveyed students growth disorders can be compared by a physician with the exercise abilities of respondents (eg shortage of body weight--lifting heavy objects) and their agility (obesity--less efficiency and physical exercise).
A board spokesman stated that HGH was being prescribed without evidence of growth disorder or human growth hormone deficiency.
Madan Mohan, Managing Director, HOPE Children's Hospital said, "Child Growth Centre is exclusively dedicated towards providing diagnosis and treatment to children with Growth Disorders.
Must be diagnosed and treated early to prevent serious growth disorders and disability.
A study shows the hobbits display no signs of several growth disorders that would result in an unusually small brain (SN: 3/15/08, p.
Other sections address the issues of growth disorders, pathology, diseases, and integrated pest management.
(Nasdaq), which makes Iplex for treatment of growth disorders, agreed to stop selling the medicine as a competing drug for growth problems.
Recombinant human growth hormone is approved for treating multiple growth disorders in children, adolescents and adults.
These areas are of interest: 1) mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, visual and or hearing impairment, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders, and affective disorders; 2) delays or deficits in domains of neurodevelopment such as cognition, motor, sensory; 3) thyroid/pituitary dysfunction, puberty and sexual maturation, reproductive development, sexual dimorphic phenotypes, growth disorders or impairments including but not limited to childhood obesity; 4) reproductive outcomes such as preterm delivery, birth defects; 5) other outcomes associated with nervous and/or endocrine system disruption.
In the 1970s and early 1980, the only treatment for people with growth disorders was a drug manufactured from pituitaries.
Growth disorders are another concern with babies who were in an NICU.

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