Is short height really a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality? A review, Thomas T. Samaras, Harold Elrick, Lowell H. Storms, Med Sci Monit, 2004; 10(4): RA63-76.
For the past 30 years, Thomas T. Samaras and his associates Dr. Elrick and Dr. Storms have published 16 papers in scientific and medical journals on the positive aspects of shorter height and smaller body size. Mr. Samaras is the Director and Senior Researcher at Reventropy Associates in San Diego, California. These have included papers in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Journal of the National Medical Association, Life Sciences, Western Journal of Medicine, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Acta Pediatrica and Ageing Research Reviews. This page presents a summary of their findings.