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The most widely accepted definition of a dwarf is a person with an adult height of less than 4 feet 10 inches (147cm). In older popular and medical usage, any type of marked human smallness could also be termed dwarfism. People who are affected by dwarfism are often referred to as "little people".
Farnesyltransferase inhibitor may improve progeria

Farnesyltransferase inhibitor may improve progeria

GM mice live longer and give hope for anti-aging treatments

GM mice live longer and give hope for anti-aging treatments

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice

Signaling molecule involved in osteoarthritis identified

Signaling molecule involved in osteoarthritis identified

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus