News Regarding Low Testosterone
Getting a high testosterone reading offers bragging rights for some men of a certain age — and may explain in part the lure of testosterone supplements. But once you are within a normal range, does your level of testosterone, the male hormone touted to build energy, libido and confidence, really tell you that much? Probably […]
New scientific evidence has strengthened the case for reserving testosterone therapy for well-documented cases of hypogonadism, a condition where the body does not produce enough testosterone, Endocrine Society experts concluded in an updated Clinical Practice Guideline released today. The guideline, entitled “Testosterone Therapy in Men with Hypogonadism: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published […]
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — After a week off from Martinsville Speedway, Derrike Cope is ready to get back into his No.55, Toyota Camry for this weekend’s ‘O’Reilly Auto Parts 500’ at Texas Motor Speedway. He may not have participated in the ‘STP 500′ but he didn’t actually have the weekend off. He […]
As they age, men often produce less testosterone than they did in their youth. Men with low testosterone levels may have the following symptoms: fatigue, decreased sexual desire, and difficulty walking. To see if testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is beneficial in easing such symptoms, NIH started a series of studies called the Testosterone Trials. The […]
In a retrospective study of medical records, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania concluded that lowering testosterone levels in men with prostate cancer could be associated with an increased risk of developing dementia. To read more about the findings, click here.
The use of Testosterone Therapy (TT) in men diagnosed with and treated for prostate cancer has been highly controversial for several decades. Unfortunately, this controversy is largely founded on the results of a single patient in a study by Huggins and Hodges in the 1940s. For more information, visit MedicalResearch.com
Men with testosterone deficiency and a history of cardiovascular diseases benefit from long-term testosterone therapy
For men with low testosterone and a history of cardiovascular disease, a recent study appears to indicate potential benefit from long-term testosterone replacement therapy. For more information, download the Vascular Health and Risk Management PDF.
Testosterone Therapy Linked To Lower Readmission Rates In a study done by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, researchers observed that older men being treated for Low Testosterone were less likely to suffer complications requiring them to go back to the hospital than their peers whose Low T was not being treated. Studying […]
After studying 83,000 veterans with low t, researchers conclude the veterans whose testosterone was brought up to normal levels had fewer deaths, heart attacks, and strokes than the veterans who hadn’t received testosterone therapy. “We can say we have confidence appropriately selected patients will benefit,” the author concluded. Read more here: http://goo.gl/Wg70bQ
No consistent evidence of an increased risk of heart problems with testosterone medicines in men who lack the hormone
The CMDh, no consistent evidence of an increased risk of heart problems with testosterone medicines in men who lack the hormone (a condition known as hypogonadism). However, the product information is to be updated in line with the most current available evidence on safety, and with warnings that the lack of testosterone should be confirmed […]