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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.
Review of the routine monitoring of growth in children of primary school age to identify growth-related conditions

Review of the routine monitoring of growth in children of primary school age to identify growth-related conditions

Autistic boys have high levels of growth hormones

Autistic boys have high levels of growth hormones

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome

Bariatric surgery - possible treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Bariatric surgery - possible treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Benefits of breast-feeding might outweigh risk of vertical HIV transmission in developing countries

Benefits of breast-feeding might outweigh risk of vertical HIV transmission in developing countries

Use of growth hormone to boost athletic performance can lead to diabetes

Use of growth hormone to boost athletic performance can lead to diabetes

Use of growth hormone to boost athletic performance can lead to diabetes

Use of growth hormone to boost athletic performance can lead to diabetes

Merck Serono launches growth hormone injection device

Merck Serono launches growth hormone injection device

Targeted tumor therapy has paramount consequences for future expansion of nuclear medicine

Targeted tumor therapy has paramount consequences for future expansion of nuclear medicine

Body measures and colon cancer risk

Body measures and colon cancer risk

Just how safe is that steak?

Just how safe is that steak?

Experimental drug helps you age gracefully

Experimental drug helps you age gracefully

Research explains how pathogenic bacteria evolved over millions of years

Research explains how pathogenic bacteria evolved over millions of years

New research on brain, hormones and behavior

New research on brain, hormones and behavior

Pituitary adenoma predisposition caused by germline mutations in the AIP gene

Pituitary adenoma predisposition caused by germline mutations in the AIP gene

Increased number of twin births could be down to dairy rich diets

Increased number of twin births could be down to dairy rich diets

Research explains why recipients of growth hormone therapy may develop colon polyps

Research explains why recipients of growth hormone therapy may develop colon polyps

Scientists find that growth hormone is produced in the brain

Scientists find that growth hormone is produced in the brain

Protein loss linked to colon polyp risk from growth hormone

Protein loss linked to colon polyp risk from growth hormone

Laughter is the best medicine

Laughter is the best medicine