News tagged with growth hormone
A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has taken a significant step towards understanding the reasons for both diabetes and growth hormone deficiency. Their new discoveries centre on the body's ability to ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Is the era of targeted therapy for breast cancer at hand? It could be, said experts at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine – at least for a certain population of women.
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Growth hormone therapy can help reverse growth problems in children with kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). However, trea ...
Medical research Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Parents often worry when their child, especially a son, is much shorter than average. But as long as there is no medical cause, parents can rest easy, experts say.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been used to manage pain associated with torn tendons, muscles and ligaments, mostly in athletes, at all levels. Though it has anecdotally been successful, the evidence to support its ...
Surgery Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mice with many of the pathologies of Alzheimer's Disease showed fewer signs of the disease when given a protein-restricted diet supplemented with specific amino acids every other week for four months.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An Associated Press investigation shows that a federal crackdown on illicit foreign supplies of human growth hormone has failed to stop rampant misuse, and instead has driven record sales of the drug by some of the world's ...
Medications Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Physical exercise is just as important as cognitive exercise when it comes to maintaining a healthy brain, according to a new University of Queensland study released today.
Health Nov 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children with Prader-Willi syndrome may receive relief from sleep disorders after undergoing an adenotonsillectomy, suggests a new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital published in the November print ...
Sleep apnea Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Cincinnati (UC) cancer biology team reports breakthrough findings about specific cellular mechanisms that may help overcome endocrine (hormone) therapy-resistance in patients ...
Cancer Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor, both of which promote tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In the wake of new allegations around Lance Armstrong's involvement in blood doping, experts are reminding the public of the devastating impact these substances can have on an athlete's health. ...
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 7
Scientists from three UK universities have developed a new test to catch drugs-cheats in sport.
Other Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with type II diabetes are nearly 30 per cent more likely to get breast cancer, according to results of a comprehensive review published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Frida ...
Cancer Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0