How to use Growth-hormone in a sentence
This continually growth is caused by the release of excess growth hormone (somatotrophin) due to growth hormone secreting pituitary adenomas.
Some children with GHI produce enough growth hormone on their own that they may stop the treatment once growth has finished.
Saizen contains recombinant human growth hormone produced by genetically engineered mammalian cells.
Published in vitro data indicate that growth hormone may be an inducer of cytochrome P450 3A4.
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Growth hormone is synthesized in a transformed murine cell line that has been modified by the addition of the gene for pituitary growth hormone is synthesized in a transformed murine cell line that has been modified by the addition of the gene for pituitary growth hormone.
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) is the anabolic effector hormone of growth hormone.
The risk could be reduced with a low dose of growth hormone.
Giant mud loach was produced by linking the mud loach growth hormone with its actin promoter.
Recipients of human pituitary derived extracts such as growth hormone or gonadotrophins.Advertisement
She also had oher non-prescription drugs in her system including vitamin B12 and a human growth hormone at the time of her death.
To study growth hormone function under specific conditions, certain medications may be administered before blood is taken and hormone levels are measured.
Human growth hormone (hGH) (somatotropin) is produced by somatotropes in the anterior pituitary gland.
The major human growth hormone is a protein made up of 191 amino acids, the building blocks of proteins.
The hGH stimulation test, also called hGH provocation test, insulin tolerance, or arginine test, is performed to test the body's ability to produce human growth hormone and to confirm suspected hGH deficiency.Advertisement
Taking certain drugs such as amphetamines, dopamine, corticosteroids, and phenothiazines may increase or decrease growth hormone secretion.
A pediatrician may discontinue certain medications prior to the performance of growth hormone tests.
The child should be observed closely after the more extensive growth hormone stimulation test and growth hormone suppression test.
Minor discomfort may be experienced during and after the growth hormone stimulation test because of the intravenous line for delivery of insulin.
Regarding growth hormone suppression, normally, glucose suppresses hGH to levels ranging from undetectable to 3 ng/ml within 30 minutes to two hours.Advertisement
Acromegaly-A rare disease resulting from excessive growth hormone caused by a benign tumor.
Gigantism-Excessive growth, especially in height, resulting from overproduction of growth hormone during childhood or adolescence by a pituitary tumor.
When the hypothalamus releases growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH), the anterior pituitary is stimulated to release growth hormone (GH).
A common form of pituitary dwarfism is due to deficiencies in the production of growth hormone (GH).
A child with a growth hormone deficiency is often small with an immature face and chubby body build.Advertisement
The levels of growth hormone and IGF-1 may also be measured with blood tests.
Growth hormone replacement therapy can be administered if the child is lacking growth hormone.
Until 1985, growth hormone was obtained from the pituitary glands of human cadavers.
Now, the only growth hormone used for treatment is that which is made in a laboratory.
If growth hormone is not the only hormone deficiency, the doctor must prescribe ways to raise the levels of the other deficient hormones, if these options are available.Advertisement
Dwarfism due only to growth hormone deficiency has a much better prognosis if treated early with replacement GH.
Pituitary dwarfism is a result of growth hormone deficiency.
In 2004, more than 20,000 children in United States were receiving supplemental growth hormone (GH) therapy.
Probably the best known of these conditions is growth hormone deficiency, which is associated with the pituitary and hypothalamus glands.
Adults in whom growth hormone deficiency has not been treated attain a height of only about 2.5 feet (76 cm).Advertisement
More than 150,000 children in the United States receive growth hormone therapy to remedy growth retardation caused by endocrine deficiencies.
In the 1980s, men who had received growth hormone therapy in childhood were found to have developed Kreuzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal neurological disorder.
Since then, natural growth hormone has been replaced by a biosynthetic hormone that received FDA approval in 1985.
Administration of human growth hormone may increase their adult height although they are unlikely to attain normal height.
In both sexes, a rise in growth hormone produces the adolescent growth spurt, the pronounced increase in height and weight that marks the first half of puberty.Advertisement
Final adult height in individuals with Turner syndrome can be increased if growth hormone (GH) treatment is given relatively early in childhood.
X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia can occur in combination with growth hormone (GH) deficiency, producing short stature and delayed puberty, primarily in boys but also occurring in girls.
Acromegaly is a disease in which an abnormality in the pituitary gland leads to an oversecretion of growth hormone.
This chemical released from the pituitary gland is called growth hormone (GH).
In some cases long-bone growth may be accelerated by growth hormone administration if given by age nine, without speeding the timing of completion of long-bone growth.Advertisement
Multiple pregnancies often increase the severity of morning sickness due to the hormone fluctuations and high levels of human growth hormone.