Growth hormone affects both adiposity and voluntary food intake in old and obese female rats.

@article{Malmlf2002GrowthHA,
  title={Growth hormone affects both adiposity and voluntary food intake in old and obese female rats.},
  author={Kjell Malml{\"o}f and Nanni Din and Thue Johansen and Steen B\onl\okke Pedersen},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2002},
  volume={146 1},
  pages={121-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the promotion of breakdown of body fat and the increased energy expenditure associated with growth hormone (GH) affect the voluntary food intake of an obese organism. DESIGN Wistar rats (15 months old) were first fed either a high-fat (HF) or a low-fat (LF) diet for 10 weeks. In the subsequent treatment period, two saline groups continued with either the HF or the LF diet, and rats of three other groups had their diet shifted from HF to LF and were treated… CONTINUE READING

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