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Relationship between IGF-1 and Growth Hormone

There exists a unique relationship between IGF-1 and growth hormone with both a stimulatory and mediating effect. The growth hormone/IGF-1 axis involves the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and liver. Insulin growth factor 1 is a primary mediator of many GH functions. Take, for example, cell regeneration, a crucial job of the growth hormone feedback loop. IGF-1… Read More »

Historic triple transplant forges forever bond between two recipients

Sarah McPharlin and Daru Smith underwent back-to-back heart, liver and kidney transplants at the University of Chicago Medical Center last month.. (University of Chicago Medical Center) Two strangers have become inextricably linked after undergoing back-to-back heart, liver and kidney transplants last month at the University of Chicago Medical Center, the Detroit News reports. Sarah McPharlin… Read More »