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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.

Type Journal
ISBN 1759-5037 (Electronic)
Authors Lee, P.; Ho, K. K.;
Responsible Garvan Author
Publisher Name Nature Reviews Endocrinology
Published Date 2009-11-01
Published Volume 5
Published Issue 8
Published Pages 424-5
Status Published in-print
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