UK sources of information and / or support
Supports children and adults and their families who are affected by a growth disorder. They also fund research into growth related conditions.
Provides information and support to improve the quality of life for persons of restricted growth.
Help and Information about the condition called Achondroplasisa (the most common form of short limb dwarfism), with in-depth information, pictures of people with the condition and an open forum and a chat room.
Aims to offer support, social contact, advice and information on all aspects of Turner Syndrome to women and girls with TS and their families.
The Club aims to provide information for and to promote the interests of those taller than average. These aims include the practical, medical, psychological and social aspects of being taller than average.
A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
Provides detailed information about the drugs available to treat this condition. Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines, conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
Supplier of affordable clothes, proportioned to fit all tall women. Clothes for all occasions, including maternity wear. Online purchase facility.
Sells clothing specially designed for tall and/or big men.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.
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