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 Can children taking human growth hormones develop cancer?

Answer On One Hand: Some Evidence Points to a Cancer LinkHuman growth hormone has been given to growth-hormone-deficient children since the 1950s to increase their height. A 2002 study in The Lancet offer... Read More »
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Can You Get Breast Cancer From Human Growth Hormones?

Human growth hormone (HGH) is produced by the pituitary gland. HGH stimulates childhood growth and plays a vital role in the lifelong maintenance of tissues and organs throughout the body. Syntheti... Read More »
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Are human growth hormones safe for children?

After 1985, when human growth hormones came from a biosynthetic source approved by the FDA, they have been considered safe, with some potential side effects, when administered by a doctor. Prior to... Read More »
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What risk do you take by taking growth hormones at the age of 15?

Answer If it is prescribed by a physician I don't think there should be a problem.Many years back there might have been as it was taken from people who may have died of brain problems, but nowadays... Read More »
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What are human growth hormones?

Human growth hormone (GH), made by the pituitary gland, affects a body's growth and metabolism. GH plays a role in growing bones and muscles. Growth hormone can also be made in a lab and turned int... Read More »
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