Among children born full term, those conceived with the help of fertility drugs are slightly shorter than naturally conceived children but overall are physically healthy.

Researcher Tim Savage says, "Reassuringly, these children remained well within the normal height range for both their sex and age."
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Being tall has been linked to a greater risk of 10 common cancers, and scientists can’t figure out why. They think it might be because tall people have more CELLS which can be invaded by the disease.

For every four inches above five feet in height, a person has a 16% increased risk of coming down with cancer. Statistics show that people in the tallest group, over 5 feet, 9inches, were 37% more likely to have developed a tumor than those in the shortest group, who were under 5 feet tall.

In BBC News, James Gallagher quotes researcher Jane Green as saying, "Obviously height itself cannot affect cancer, but it may be a marker for something else."
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