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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 »

Links between stigma, suicidal thoughts and less HIV testing in Nigerian men who have sex with men

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Contemplating suicide — an indication of poor mental health and a risk factor for committing suicide — is much more common in Nigerian men who have sex with men (MSM) than in the general population and is associated with significantly lower odds of getting tested for HIV. Furthermore, MSM who experience… Read More »