Growth Hormone Deficiency

Pediatric Endocrine Society Provides Guidance for Growth Hormone Use in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Endocrine Society Provides Guidance for Growth Hormone Use in Pediatric Patients

The guidelines focused on idiopathic short stature, growth hormone deficiency, and primary IGF-I deficiency.

Hormone Insufficiencies May Be Prevalent After Blast Concussion in Veterans

Hormone Insufficiencies May Be Prevalent After Blast Concussion in Veterans

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Chronic hypopituitarism was noted in 44% of US veterans with mild traumatic brain injury.

FDA Approves FlexPro PenMate for Norditropin Users

FDA Approves FlexPro PenMate for Norditropin Users

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The FDA has approved the FlexPro PenMate is intended for users of Norditropin, which is indicated for patients with growth hormone-related disorders, who prefer hidden needles during injection.

Ferring to Launch Pediatric Endo Products Zomacton and Zoma-Jet Soon

Ferring to Launch Pediatric Endo Products Zomacton and Zoma-Jet Soon

Ferring announced that the FDA has approved the name changes of its newly acquired products to be marketed as Zomacton (somatropin [rDNA origin]; formerly Tev-Tropin) for injection, and the needle-free delivery system as Zoma-Jet (formerly Tjet).

Growth Hormone Replacement Improves Long-Term Quality of Life in Growth Hormone Deficiency

Growth Hormone Replacement Improves Long-Term Quality of Life in Growth Hormone Deficiency

Patients with growth hormone deficiency reaped significant benefits in quality of live over the long term.

Growth Hormone Treatment May Up Stroke Risk

Growth Hormone Treatment May Up Stroke Risk

Significantly higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke in early adulthood seen with treatment.

Growth Hormone Therapy May Worsen Depression in Children

Growth Hormone Therapy May Worsen Depression in Children

Growth hormone treatment may increase depression and withdrawal symptoms in children with growth hormone deficiency or idiopathic short stature.

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