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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

GROWTH HORMONE

Growth hormone plus insulin-like growth factor-1 caused 11.9 lbs more fat loss in 3 months

Postmenopausal women given injections of growth hormone (GH) plus insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) lost 8.1 lbs more weight than women given a placebo, and 11.9 lbs more body fat after three months.

Note: IGF-1 levels increase when growth hormone injections are given. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 21, 2010 2:32 pm | [0] comments

Friday, July 30, 2004

Ghrelin stimulates growth hormone release

Ghrehlin, a hormone produced primarily by the stomach that increases food intake, strongly stimulates growth hormone release. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jul 30, 2004 9:33 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Growth hormone increases beta adrenergic receptors

Growth hormone injections reduce body fat according to several studies. This effect seems to be, at least partly, due to an increase in beta-1 and beta-3 adrenergic receptors, and an increase in adenylate cyclase activity according to a study done on rat tissue (Yang et al, 2004). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 13, 2004 3:37 am | [0] comments

Friday, April 09, 2004

Growth hormone reduces body fat

GROWTH HORMONE REPLACEMENT REDUCES BODY FAT, cholesterol, triglycerides and diastolic blood pressure in middle-aged men according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 09, 2004 12:21 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

Growth hormone causes fat loss

GROWTH HORMONE (GH) REPLACEMENT caused fat loss in men with a growth hormone deficiency. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 02, 2003 4:00 am | [0] comments
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