Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 16th, 2000
Results of a study conducted by researchers in Poland on the relationship between IFN-alpha therapy and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) suppression in children was reported in Poland at the European Federation of Immunological Societies EFIS 2000 Meeting.
Investigators chose to analyze IGF-1 because of its practicality. "Direct estimation of GH [growth hormone] level is always connected with commonly known inconveniences; but in the case of children IGF-1 is a very good...
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