NEW YORK (AP) - Athletes who take human growth hormone may not
be getting the boost they expected.
While growth hormone adds some muscle, it doesn't appear to
improve strength or exercise capacity, according to a review of
studies that tested the hormone in mostly athletic young men.
"It doesn't look like it helps and there's a hint of evidence
it may worsen athletic performance," said Dr. Hau Liu, of Santa
Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, Calif., who was lead
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