height gain

height gain

[′hīt ‚gān]
(electronics)
A radio-wave interference phenomenon which results in a more or less periodic signal strength variation with height; this specifically refers to interference between direct and surface-reflected waves; maxima or minima in these height-gain curves occur at those elevations at which the direct and reflected waves are exactly in phase or out of phase respectively.
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Growth hormones medication are effective for height gain and spinal deformities.
Prof Gordon said it wasn't yet completely clear why these foods worked best but a much larger trial was now being carried out to see if the diet had long-term effects on children's weight and height gain. "This is a community of microbes that extends far beyond the gut," he said.
Our ongoing Phase 2 study has so far demonstrated an average additional cumulative height gain of 5.7 centimeters over 42 months.
Studies on the efficacy and the auxological effects of GnRHa treatment in CPP are mainly related to revealing adult height gain (4).
In these studies, treatment doses of GH and height gain were not uniform.
Pubertal height gain and AH were analysed in children who started GH around the onset of puberty and compared with the outcomes in short SGA children who initiated GH therapy at least one year before the onset of puberty.
THE WALL OF TALLA Where: Tweedsmuir, Borders Length: 1725m Height gain: 149m Following the edge of the Talla Reservoir, I spied what looked like a road cutting up the hillside ahead.
The final height gain was 1.78 SDs after a mean of 9.5 years of treatment.
Since Gota de Leche's monitoring procedures require a monthly observation of weight and height gain among the children of beneficiary mothers, Igorota has to work with the community health practitioners.
A study conducted in Ethiopia showed that average length of stay of children admitted at therapeutic feeding center (TFC) was 21 days and average weight gain was 13.4 g/kg/d 9 while these figures were 3.0 (9.0) gm /kg/day for weight gain and 12.7 (6.8 SD) days for mean length of stay in the nutritional rehabilitation center in an Indian study.10 Another Indian study reported average weight gain of 6.1g/kg/day and mean weight for height gain as -1.8 SD.11
This may explain the lower withers height gain compared to that suggested by Hoffman (1997), which is between 1.3 and 1.4 cm per week until 2 months of age.