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Tag: Growth-Factor Hormone

Chromosome Duplication Makes Giants

Researchers zero in on a gene that may cause gigantism, a condition causing abnormal growth in children. Duplication of a part of the X chromosome may be behind it, they say.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2014

Scientists discover method effective in curbing type 2 diabetes

Scientists at Salk Institute tested the application of FGF1, a growth factor, in diabetic mice and found that it positively reversed the diabetic symptoms for more than 2 days, without side effects.

LIFE July 17, 2014

Fasting is beneficial to the immune system: Study shows it triggers stem cell regeneration

Having trouble with your immune system? A new study shows that fasting may be a great solution. It triggers a process that's akin to recycling for the immune system.

LIFE June 7, 2014

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