Growth Hormone

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.

Growth Hormone May Boost Bone Health in Older Women

Growth Hormone May Boost Bone Health in Older Women

However, researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment.

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.

Doping Doesn't Improve Athletic Performance

Doping Doesn't Improve Athletic Performance

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Use of performance-enhancing substances are not just bad for the image of sport, but they also don't improve athletes' performance.

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).

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

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Researchers have discovered a single gene in a region of the X chromosome that may cause excessive growth in children.

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines for Acromegaly

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines for Acromegaly

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The Endocrine Society has issued a clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly.

Growth Hormone Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risks

Growth Hormone Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risks

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Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality may be increased in people with higher values of fasting growth hormone.

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.

Is Growth Hormone Use Really Rising Among Teens?

Is Growth Hormone Use Really Rising Among Teens?

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Study showing increased GH use among teens may have inherent flaws.

More Teens Using Growth Hormone

More Teens Using Growth Hormone

The percentage of teens using human growth hormone has more than doubled since 2012.

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