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Author Cohen, Susan, 1948-

Title Normal at any cost : tall girls, short boys, and the medical industry's quest to manipulate height / Susan Cohen and Christine Cosgrove.

Published New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  618.924 COHE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-396) and index.
Contents "Tallness can be a real handicap for a girl" -- Playing God with hormones -- Two girls, two continents -- "A gland lost is a gland wasted" -- "No patient seems to have caught anything" -- "Soon, very soon ..." -- "Only Genentech is not in mourning" -- Dear parent -- "Never before in the history of medicine" -- Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence -- Friendly fire -- A disease is born -- Now what?.
Other author Cosgrove, Christine, 1950-
Subject Stature, Short -- Hormone therapy.
Stature, Tall -- Hormone therapy.
ISBN 9781585426836