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Keywords: Chemotherapy, Ghrelin, Growth hormone, Leukopoiesis, Myelosuppression.
Growth Hormone Deficiency - Pipeline Review, H1 2015
The findings suggest that growth hormone may help treat poor growth and low bone turnover in children on dialysis.
Subsequently, growth hormone has been linked with anabolic steroids as an illegal substance to use in competitive sports.
Early treatment with growth hormone improves growth retardation and bone mineral density without short-term desirable effects," observed the lead author Fernando Santos, MD, PhD, of the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain.
The investigators randomized 88 girls (mean age 2 years; range 9 months to 4 years) to either no intervention or to 2 years of daily injections with recombinant growth hormone (50 mcg/kg).
BOSTON -- To maintain skeletal health and reach optimal bone development, patients with childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency should continue therapy as they approach young adulthood, according to new treatment guidelines that have been issued by The Endocrine Society.
a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oral and injectable protein therapeutics for patients with gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, has announced results from a multi-center Phase II clinical trial in growth hormone deficient adults for ALTU-238, a long- acting crystalline formulation of recombinant human growth hormone (hGH, somatropin).
Tokyo, Japan, Apr 24, 2006 - (JCN) - Eli Lilly Japan has obtained additional approval for Humatrope, its proprietary recombinant human growth hormone agent, from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Starbucks targeted in campaign against growth hormone: Monsanto faces a fresh attack on its bovine growth hormone Prosilac.
Human growth hormone was first discovered in 1920 and has long been thought by the medical community to be necessary only to stimulate the body to full adult size and therefore unnecessary past the age of 20.
NEW ORLEANS -- Physiologic doses of growth hormone can increase exercise capacity in adults with growth hormone deficiency, as well as improve their body composition and lipid levels, Jostein Hallen, M.

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