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Hormones' Anti-Aging Potential Draws Attention

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  • Approximately 7 million elderly Americans need long-term care, and that number is expected to double by 2030.
  • Some scientific evidence shows that trophic factors, such as growth hormone, estrogen, and testosterone, may help combat the aging process.
  • Growth hormone, in particular, may reduce frailty and help older people maintain independence, but studies are showing mixed results.
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