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GH

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for GHANA.

GH

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Ghana. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Ghanaian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Ghana. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Ghana. Each region of Ghana has its own code with the prefix "GH." For example, the code for Volta is ISO 3166-2:GH-TV.
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Diseases due to deficiency of peptide hormone have been observed by investigators and cure for some of them has been marketed across the globe.
It turns out that this study found that the risks for cardiovascular and other problems depended on the kind of hormones the women took.
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He also recommends that women with a family history of autoimmune diseases have their thyroid hormone levels checked annually.
In the clinical trials, volunteers who took growth hormone experienced significantly more swelling in joints and extremities, more carpal tunnel syndrome, and more joint pain than did participants who received a placebo.
Some practitioners also tell women that bio-identical hormones can be customized to fit their individual needs and encourage the use of expensive tests to determine hormone levels.
Environmental toxins tend to affect women more readily than men because they're estrogen imposters: in some cases increasing and stimulating hormone production, in others shutting off receptor sites, and everything in between.
Although the new hormone, should it prove effective as an appetite suppressant in humans, would be quite useful in our age of obesity, it would never be available in pill form.
OGX-011 is a targeted therapeutic that sensitizes resistant tumors to conventional cancer therapeutics, such as chemotherapy, hormone ablation therapy and radiation therapy.
The next morning, free and bound hormones were separated by addition of 100 [micro]L Sac-Cel (Immunodiagnostic Systems Limited, Tyne and Wear, UK) and a solution of cellulose-coupled antibodies (anti-sheep/goat); tubes were centrifuged, and the pellet of bound radiolabeled hormone was counted (Cobra gamma counter; Packard, Boston, MA, USA).
Dispute: Anabolic steroids, a hormone group, affect muscle growth and control male characteristics.