December 19, 2008
A recent report reveals that human growth hormone may be beneficial in helping obese patients with weight loss.
Patients involved in the study lost an average of about 5 pounds.
Calculated dose aids weight loss in obese patients, study finds
ST. LOUIS, USA – A controlled dose of growth hormone may help people who are obese lose weight and maintain the energy to exercise, new research at Saint Louis University shows.
Stewart Albert, M.D., professor of internal medicine in the division of endocrinology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Arshag Mooradian, M.D., chair of the division of endocrinology at Saint Louis University, presented their findings at ENDO 2003, the 85th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, which took place in Philadelphia from June 19-22.