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Mutation of growth hormone receptor gene in men found to lengthen lifespan

05:10 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers with member affiliations in the U.S., France and Israel has found that a mutation in a growth hormone receptor gene can make some men live longer. In their paper published on the open access site Science Advances, the group outlines their study of several different groups of men and the differences they found for those with the growth hormone receptor exon 3 deletion.

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