Tag Archives: Growth

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 »

Healthcare price growth significantly outpaces inflation

Healthcare prices continue to rise across the country, according to a new study. Over a five-year period, healthcare prices increased in 111 out of 112 metro areas analyzed by the Health Care Cost Institute. The outlier was Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C., where prices dropped 5% from 2012 to 2016, HCCI’s analysis of 1.78 billion commercial health… Read More »

Report links top corporate growth, profits to digital maturity

Digitally mature organizations have higher revenue growth and net profits, regardless of their industry, according to a report by business and technology consultancy West Monroe Partners. Four digital characteristics in particular—a clear vision and dedicated leadership; engaged employees who are intrinsically motivated; an ability to leverage data for insights; and digital interactions that are convenient… Read More »