Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 20th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "It is likely that humans have sought enhancements for themselves or their children for as long as they have recognized that improvements in individuals are a possibility. One genre of self-improvement in modern society can be called 'biomedical enhancements'. These include drugs, surgery and other medical interventions aimed at improving the mind, body or performance. This paper uses the case of human growth hormone (hGH) to examine the social nature of enhancements."
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