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Therapy: Growth hormone supplementation: a silver lining for the aged?

Abstract

Previous randomized, controlled studies of growth hormone supplementation in the elderly have reported body-composition improvements but no beneficial effect on strength or physical function. The findings of a new study, however, hint at a potential benefit from the treatment for elderly individuals with functional decline.

Type Journal
ISBN 1759-5037 (Electronic)
Authors Lee, P.; Ho, K. K.;
Garvan Authors Prof Ken Ho , Dr Paul Lee
Publisher Name NAT REV ENDOCRINOL
Published Date 2009-11-01 00:00:00
Published Volume 5
Published Issue 8
Published Pages 424-5
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=19629066
Status Published In-print
OpenAccess Link https://publications.gimr.garvan.org.au/download.php?10454_10727/09 Lee NatRevEndo.pdf