Receiving treatment with recombinant human growth hormone in childhood is unlikely to be associated with an increased risk for mortality in the long term, show the results of the full SAGhE cohort.
Severe growth hormone deficiency can be detected with high accuracy using newborn screening cards, suggest researchers who recommend a diagnostic GH cutoff of less than 7 µg/L.
Researchers confirm that pubertal timing in girls is most strongly influenced by that of their mothers, whereas for boys their fathers have the stronger influence.
Adding liraglutide 3.0 mg to lifestyle therapy increases weight loss in obese adolescents, show the findings of a placebo-controlled phase 3 trial.
Researchers have identified 10 novel single nucleotide polymorphisms that may help to predict the risk for familial short stature in Han Chinese children.