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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.
We may learn best on an empty stomach!

We may learn best on an empty stomach!

Patent losses open up $30 billion biologics market to generic competition

Patent losses open up $30 billion biologics market to generic competition

Growth hormone helps children with sleep apnea

Growth hormone helps children with sleep apnea

Growth hormone illegal for off-label anti-aging use

Growth hormone illegal for off-label anti-aging use

Pulsing heart cell provides clues into how heart disease develops

Pulsing heart cell provides clues into how heart disease develops

Increlex - first major innovation in 20 years for the treatment of growth failure

Increlex - first major innovation in 20 years for the treatment of growth failure

Study shows potential treatment for brain cancer

Study shows potential treatment for brain cancer

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

IGF-based growth hormone dosing could become a novel paradigm in treating growth hormone deficiency

IGF-based growth hormone dosing could become a novel paradigm in treating growth hormone deficiency

Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Alarming trends among steroid users

Alarming trends among steroid users

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity

Tumors of the pituitary gland are more common than thought

Tumors of the pituitary gland are more common than thought

Growth hormone treatment may reduce serious metabolic conditions

Growth hormone treatment may reduce serious metabolic conditions

Growth hormone treatment improves symptoms of metabolic disorder in postmenopausal women

Growth hormone treatment improves symptoms of metabolic disorder in postmenopausal women

Medical House signs 10 year license and supply agreement with BioPartners GmbH

Medical House signs 10 year license and supply agreement with BioPartners GmbH

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

Serono completes enrollment in phase III trial of Serostim

Serono completes enrollment in phase III trial of Serostim

Serono announces the availability of Saizen for adult growth hormone deficiency

Serono announces the availability of Saizen for adult growth hormone deficiency

Tercica files for patent infringement

Tercica files for patent infringement