IGF Insulin-like growth factor ( somatomedin)

Lycopene Interferes With Cell Cycle Progression and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Signaling in Mammary Cancer Cells

Recent studies have shown that high insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) blood level is a risk factor in breast and prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to determine whether the mitogenic a...

STRESS, HEALTHY AGING & CLUES FOR LIVING TO 100

The article presents several topics related to health and stress. A study found that people who lived to be over 90 years old were much more likely to be closely related than controls with averag...

Dietary Carbohydrate Source Alters Gene Expression Profile of Intestinal Epithelium in Mice

High-sucrose consumption is associated with increased risk of human colon cancer. Our previous research indicated that high-sucrose diets (vs. cornstarch) promote intestinal epithelial cell proli...

Rethinking Hormone Therapy Strategies: Rationale for Homeopathic hGh and IGF-1

Rationalizes the use of human growth hormone (hGH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in hormone replacement therapy. Side effects of HRT; Significance of hGH and IGF-1 during the aging pr...

Electroacupuncture Promotes Insulin-Like Growth Factors System in Ovariectomized Osteoporosis Rats

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMOP) is induced by the deficiency of estrogen in postmenopausal women. Electroacupuncture (EA) has been confirmed to be effective in clinic. We adopted ovariectomize...

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