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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.


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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However, at the end of the study period, growth failure was observed in eight patients (female: male ratio, 7:1) with overall incidence 32.
According to common findings, such as growth failure, genetic and autoimmune correlation between celiac disease and b-thalassaemia major is logical.
In addition, increased work load during respiration at nigthtime in upper airway resistance syndrome in which respitaroy effort is increased and hypoxia interrupts sleep at night decreases the quality and time of REM sleep by causing excessive energy loss and respiratory acidosis and decreased activity of growth hormone may result in growth failure in children (23).
The earlier growth failure is documented and treatment with growth hormone begun, the better the final height outcome (Fine, Sullivan, & Tejani, 2000).
Children face special risks from end-stage organ disease, such as growth failure or neurological complications," said Robert Metzger, MD, OPTN/UNOS president.
We took 20 boys with grade II-III varicocele and growth failure of the left testis, and surgically corrected the varicocele.
If untreated, this condition results in moderate to severe mental retardation, growth failure, deafness, and neurological problems.
Nutropin AQ(R) is indicated for the long- term treatment of growth failure in pediatric patients due to inadequate endogenous growth hormone (GH) secretion, for short stature associated with Turner's syndrome or chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) up to the time of renal transplantation, and as a replacement therapy in eligible patients diagnosed with adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD).
The FDA has recently issued its approval of a new form of growth hormone to treat growth failure in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).
Serious or life-threatening medical conditions such as breast cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, heart attack, cystic fibrosis and growth failure are addressed by the eight products Genentech directly markets in the United States.
The child's doctor may recommend diet changes and food supplements to treat growth failure.