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Accidental Blockbuster Pegvisomant?

In Humans, 'Longevity' Genes Extend Health, Though not Life

By Anette Breindl


Thursday, February 17, 2011
A decades-long study of an Ecuadorian population with low growth hormone signaling has shown that compared to their normal relatives, individuals with Laron syndrome, a mutation in a gene that causes dwarfism, were protected from developing both cancer and diabetes.

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