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abbreviation for
(Placename) South
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Noun1.STH - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Protropin - trade name of a synthetic human growth hormone given to children deficient in the hormone; use by athletes and weightlifters is banned
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The three-day conference announcing the new Gates initiative to control STH infections was attended by seven other "founding" partners apart from Vitamin Angels, including The World Food Programme and The World Bank, each of which are committing resources to the fight against STH.
During this time, the truck will load around 100 pallets onto three lorries which can carry up to 10,000 shoeboxes at a time and we have a dedicated STH team to ensure the operation runs smoothly.
A spokesman for STH refused to comment on claims the company terminated Mr Robertson's contract, but chief executive Isobel Riley said: "We are currently assisting the police with their investigation into the incident.
One of the ground-breaking features of the new system is that STH and members can set up a 'Friends and Family' group.
important STH [science, technology, and health]-related issues are not receiving adequate attention within the department .
We are convinced that the advantages that STH offers through efficiencies, standardized operations, reproducible outcomes and economies of scale will assist STH in growth plan and increase bottom line profit.
John Musson, director of housing and service improvement for STH, said: "The two estates chosen for this pilot scheme include blocks of single person flats that are often home to younger people.
STH is a leading manufacturer and provider of 2D barcode scanning technology, products and application solutions throughout China.
Birmingham law firm Pinsent Curtis advised direct marketing company STH on its sale to a Canadian marketing services group in a pounds 10.
STH infections are common in the developing world and an estimated 2 billion people have active infections at any given time.
After the doctors' appointment Miss Dodsworth, a full time carer, told STH she and Jake had been diagnosed with carbon monoxide poisoning Following the ordeal, in December, STH workers visited the terraced house again and condemned the fire as "immediately dangerous".