Growth Hormone Therapy Appears Safe and Helpful for PWS Adults

Growth Hormone Therapy Appears Safe and Helpful for PWS Adults

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Growth Hormone Therapy Appears Safe and Helpful for PWS Adults

Growth hormone therapy, a common treatment for children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS),  is also safe and effective at increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat in adults with this disease, a review study reports. More work is needed, however, to confirm the therapy’s effects on body composition, as well as to clarify its possible impact on bone and cardiovascular (heart and blood vessels) health in these patients, its researchers said. The study, “The use of…

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