Pediatric Endocrinology Archive

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

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

Beloranib to Be Tested in Prader-Willi Syndrome

Beloranib to Be Tested in Prader-Willi Syndrome

Beloranib for treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome enters phase 3 trial.

Genes Strongly Influence Height

Genes Strongly Influence Height

New study doubles the number of gene regions linked to height.

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.

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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