Polymorphism in the Human GH1 Gene and Colorectal Cancer
One of the theories in mainstream medicine is that, if an young rat has higher levels of something than an old rat, then that must be why the old rat is old. We use this convoluted thinking to support hormone replacement therapy and certain “anti-aging” wonder supplements such as human growth hormone.
This study shows that a group of people with a genetic defect that results in lowered levels of growth hormone have a reduced risk of colon cancer. This does lend support to the “more is better” not being better….
Cancer Spectrum: Le Marchand et al, pp. 454-460.