Therapy: Growth hormone supplementation: a silver lining for the aged?
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.
|Authors||Lee, P.; Ho, K. K.;|
|Responsible Garvan Author|
|Publisher Name||Nature Reviews Endocrinology|
|URL link to publisher's version||http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=19629066|
|OpenAccess link to author's accepted manuscript version||https://publications.gimr.garvan.org.au/open-access/10454|