Tag Archives: Relationship

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 »

Examining the Evolution of the Patient-Physician Relationship

December 26, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Patients often come to appointments armed with information gleaned from websites, social media, and direct-to-consumer testing. The internet has brought a new challenge into the evolving parameters of the patient-physician relationship: patients have begun equipping themselves with knowledge gleaned from websites, social media, and… Read More »