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Insulin Like Growth Factor 1

Alzheimer’s disease in men linked to low levels of hormone, IGF-1

Low serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) are associated with Alzheimer’s Disease in men, but not women, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 are involved in longevity and could be… Alzheimer’s disease in men linked to low levels of hormone, IGF-1   



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