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Growth hormone (GH) is a protein-based peptide hormone. It stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. Growth hormone is a 191-amino acid, single-chain polypeptide that is synthesized, stored, and secreted by the somatotroph cells within the lateral wings of the anterior pituitary gland.
Researchers collaborate on a 15-month case study to analyze patient’s recovery from impaired adrenocorticotropic hormone

Researchers collaborate on a 15-month case study to analyze patient’s recovery from impaired adrenocorticotropic hormone

Midgestation increase in leptin puts child and mother at risk of cardiovascular disease

Midgestation increase in leptin puts child and mother at risk of cardiovascular disease

Increasing growth hormone levels can improve liver health in patients with NAFLD

Increasing growth hormone levels can improve liver health in patients with NAFLD

Adult growth hormone deficiency linked with greater medical costs and other health conditions

Adult growth hormone deficiency linked with greater medical costs and other health conditions

How diet and nutrition impacts lifespan

How diet and nutrition impacts lifespan

A novel mouse model to test SARS-CoV-2 viral infection

A novel mouse model to test SARS-CoV-2 viral infection

Protein intake contributes to enhanced height in girls

Protein intake contributes to enhanced height in girls

Deep-water cone snails produce a potentially painkilling compound, study reports

Deep-water cone snails produce a potentially painkilling compound, study reports

Livers of men with hepatic diseases undergo sex-change

Livers of men with hepatic diseases undergo sex-change

Low-cost test could open new avenues for earlier diagnosis, treatment of rare genetic disorders

Low-cost test could open new avenues for earlier diagnosis, treatment of rare genetic disorders

Cedars-Sinai researchers discover growth hormone in the colon that influences aging process

Cedars-Sinai researchers discover growth hormone in the colon that influences aging process

Exercise 'sweet spot' reverses cognitive decline in aging mice

Exercise 'sweet spot' reverses cognitive decline in aging mice

Older women with sarcopenia less likely to experience hot flashes

Older women with sarcopenia less likely to experience hot flashes

New mobile phone app could enable early identification of treatable growth disorders

New mobile phone app could enable early identification of treatable growth disorders

Research explores the evolution and function of human growth hormone receptor gene

Research explores the evolution and function of human growth hormone receptor gene

Hypopituitarism and COVID-19 – exploring a possible bidirectional relationship?

Hypopituitarism and COVID-19 – exploring a possible bidirectional relationship?

Maternal obesity may raise the risk of bowel cancer in adult offspring

Maternal obesity may raise the risk of bowel cancer in adult offspring

Study details health risks, growth patterns, and treatment outcomes of people with achondroplasia

Study details health risks, growth patterns, and treatment outcomes of people with achondroplasia

Men with low testosterone levels are more susceptible to severe COVID-19

Men with low testosterone levels are more susceptible to severe COVID-19

Mutations to autism-associated gene cause a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains

Mutations to autism-associated gene cause a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains