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Testosterone therapy effectively improves sexual activity in older men

June 29, 2016

Testosterone therapy consistently improved most types of sexual activity in symptomatic older men with low testosterone levels.

“Our findings indicate low testosterone is one cause contributing to reduced libido and erectile dysfunction in older men,” Glenn R. Cunningham, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, said in a press release. “Men experiencing these symptoms should be evaluated for testosterone deficiency.”

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HT superior to oral contraceptives for increasing BMD in premature ovarian failure

June 28, 2016
In women with spontaneous premature ovarian failure, hormone therapy was shown to increase bone density at the lumbar spine at a greater rate vs. combined oral…
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Estradiol deficiency may mediate vasomotor symptoms in men with hypogonadism

June 23, 2016
Vasomotor symptoms in men with hypogonadism may be mediated be estradiol deficiency and high levels of testosterone may suppress the effects, according to study findings…
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High prevalence of altered glucose metabolism observed in Prader-Willi syndrome

June 22, 2016
Italian adults with Prader-Willi syndrome and obesity are at increased risk for altered glucose metabolism as they get older, when the frequency of overweight and…
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In the Journals

Testosterone therapy effectively improves sexual activity in older men

June 29, 2016
Testosterone therapy consistently improved most types of sexual activity in symptomatic older men with low testosterone levels. “Our findings…

In the Journals

HT superior to oral contraceptives for increasing BMD in premature ovarian failure

June 28, 2016
In women with spontaneous premature ovarian failure, hormone therapy was shown to increase bone density at the lumbar spine at a greater rate vs…

In the Journals

Estradiol deficiency may mediate vasomotor symptoms in men with hypogonadism

June 23, 2016
Vasomotor symptoms in men with hypogonadism may be mediated be estradiol deficiency and high levels of testosterone may suppress the effects…

In the Journals

High prevalence of altered glucose metabolism observed in Prader-Willi syndrome

June 22, 2016
Italian adults with Prader-Willi syndrome and obesity are at increased risk for altered glucose metabolism as they get older, when the frequency of…

Meeting News Coverage

Estrogen therapy increases BMD in transgender women

June 1, 2016
In transgender women, estrogen therapy was shown to increase bone mineral density in both the lumbar spine and total hip during the first year of…

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C-peptide reliably predicts insulin secretion in children with GH deficiency

May 20, 2016
In children with growth hormone deficiency, C-peptide measurements provide a better estimate of insulin secretion than insulin levels throughout the…

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Younger age at HT initiation decreases CHD mortality risk

May 16, 2016
Women who are younger than 60 years when they begin estradiol-based hormone therapy have a reduced risk for coronary heart disease mortality…

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Testosterone therapy duration associated with mortality, CV events

May 11, 2016
Short-duration testosterone replacement therapy in older men was associated with increased risks for mortality and cardiovascular events, whereas…

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Nebido improves sexual function in severe hypogonadism

May 10, 2016
Men with severe hypogonadism reported improved sexual function after testosterone replacement therapy with Nebido, study results show. However…

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Low testosterone may raise diabetes risk

May 1, 2016
In male mice, androgen receptor deficiency in beta cells impairs glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, increasing the risk for developing type 2…

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