HGF Periodical Archive
HGF GROWTH MESSENGER
Formerly, the HGF FOURTH FRIDAY, the HGF GROWTH MESSENGER is usually published quarterly. It is perk of HGF membership; and,distributed to HGF members by U.S. mail. All issues of these publications, except for the current issue, are now available to the HGF Website readership. The publication contains a message from the president of HGF concerning current HGF matters; an “Ask the Doctor” question and answer feature authored by a pediatric endocrinologist; medical and other subjects relating to issues raised and discussed on the HGF Discussion Forums HGF-PEDS and HGF-ADULT), written by the Webmaster; “Teenscape,” a question and answer feature concerning questions by or for young children, authored by a young woman who has been through it all as a child with multiple hormone deficiency, including growth hormone deficiency; and various annoucements concerning PROGRAMS and activities. Most issues published since Spring 2000 forward, with the exception of current issues, are now available under HGF PERIODICAL ARCHIVES below.
HGF PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS
Early experiments with mice hold hope for the cure of Achondroplasia, a common dysplasia that occurs in approximately one out of every 10,000 births.
Dr. Fima Lifshitz, an international authority in childhood nutrition, received the HGF Annual Award for his life-time important contributions to the role of nutrition in human growth. He is the ditor of a widely read textbook of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Editor in Chief of an important medical journal: Growth, Genetics, and Hormones.
Katarzzyna Gawron, PhD received HGF’s “Small Grant Award”.
Whether Growth Hormone Therapy can Cause Diabetes.
The Growth Plate: Part I–Anatomy, Morphology, Physiology, and the Death the Condrocyte and the “Birth” of Bone Growth.
Why We Grow: The Significance of Growth`
Transitioning the Growth Hormone Deficient (GHD) Child From Adolescence to Adulthood
Difference between Treatment for Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS) and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Deficiency
Use of Drugs to Enhance Linear Growth Near or During Puberty
Head Trauma as a Cause of Growth Hormone Deficiency
Nuances of The Idiopathic Short Stature (ISS) and Growth Hormone Deficiency Diagnosis
Is My Short, Slow Growing Child Deficient in Growth Hormone
A Pediatric Discussion Forum Member’s Story on Difficulties in Paying for Growth Hormone Therapy
Grants and Video Project on Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency
Small-for-Gestational Age (SGA)
Can Emotions Affet the Way a Child Grows
Hypogonadism, Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD), and Constitutional Growth and Maturation Retardation
Cystic Fibrosis and Growth Hormone Deficiency
Small-for-Gestational Age (SGA) and Growth Horomone Deficency (GHD)
Brain Tumor Ablation and the Possible Recurrence of Tumor
Continuing to Growth Without Delaying Puberty
Ghrelin and Growth Hormone Release
Pursuit of Medical Insurance Coverage for Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD)
Summary of Indicasztions for Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (rhGH)
Child-Onset Transitioning to Adult Growth HormoneTherapy & Taking rhGH Therapy for Adult-Onset Growth Hormone Deficiency
HGF Research Efforts
Stunting and Wasting in the Context of Vitamin D and Other Substances
Getting to Know the Scope of the Subjects Discussed on the Adult Discussion Forum hosted on the HGF-ADULTS List
Intrauterine Growth Retardation (IUGR) and its Comborbidites in Fetal and Future Growth
The HGF Internet Support Lists (HGF-PEDS and HGF-ADULTS are Growing in Scope of information Covered and Support; Membership is Growing