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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.
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

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating age-related muscle loss

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating age-related muscle loss

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Study shows that human hormones also follow a seasonal pattern

Study shows that human hormones also follow a seasonal pattern

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Research shows how targeted microbubbles can carry powerful cancer drugs

Research shows how targeted microbubbles can carry powerful cancer drugs

Why do we need sleep?

Why do we need sleep?

Study finds high out-of-pocket spending on orphan drugs for rare childhood diseases

Study finds high out-of-pocket spending on orphan drugs for rare childhood diseases

Vitamin D deficiency during early development can influence metabolic health

Vitamin D deficiency during early development can influence metabolic health

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Growth hormone associated with early puberty and future breast cancer risk

Growth hormone associated with early puberty and future breast cancer risk

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly