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Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment

... levels of testosterone.(1,2) Suppression of testosterone to castrate levels occurred significantly faster ... group achieved a 90 percent decrease in median testosterone levels compared with the leuprolide group, which experienced a 65 percent increase in median testosterone levels, a statistically significant result. ...

Hormonal Therapies Offer Effective Solutions for Many Adult Women With Acne

... estrogen component decreases the production of testosterone and other androgens by the ovaries and decreases the amount of active testosterone in the body. Some progestins may actually mimic the activity of testosterone on the oil gland and thereby worsen acne. ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives a Complete Response Letter for Its 24-Week Formulation of TRELSTAR(R) (triptorelin pamoate) NDA from US FDA

... and to continuously suppress the production of testosterone in men with advanced prostate cancer for 24 ... triptorelin, which suppresses the production of testosterone in the testicles. Prostatic cancer proliferation ... causes an initial transient increase in testosterone levels and may initiate or worsen symptoms during ...

'Comparative Effectiveness' Research Addresses Options for Treating Prostate Cancer

... Dr. Randolph Says Bioidentical testosterone Can Promote Prostate Health ... "There is a common misconception that lower testosterone levels mean a lower risk of prostate cancer. Men ... prostate cancer when they are young and their testosterone levels are at a lifetime peak. On the contrary, ...

New Study Shows Daily Sex Can Increase Sperm Count

... in diagnosing hormone level deficiencies. Low testosterone levels (the hormone of desire and pleasure) can be safely treated with bioidentical testosterone replacement. "In addition to boosting a ... by Harvard Medical School indicate that keeping testosterone levels at a healthy-high level can reduce a man's ...

Prostate screening studies reviewed in European Urology July issue

... articles addressing the relationship between testosterone and the risk of prostate cancer development. ... studies addressing the long-term effect of testosterone treatment are needed to either refute or ... the available literature strongly suggests that testosterone treatment neither increases the risk of prostate ...

Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down

... blood sugar can cut a man's level of circulating testosterone by about a quarter, new research shows. The finding might help doctors decide to test for testosterone levels while patients are fasting, the ... spike in blood sugar levels. They then had their testosterone levels tested. The researchers found that, ...

Men with Low Testosterone See Multiple Doctors Before Being Diagnosed; Many Dissatisfied with Current Treatment Options

... -- About 63 percent of men who suffered from low testosterone saw two or more doctors before the condition was ... 9 percent of men are currently being treated with testosterone replacement therapy. The condition takes a ... lives. Among men polled, 97 percent said low testosterone had a somewhat or very negative impact on the ...

Low T Specialist, reNEW MAN Promotes National Network of Doctors

... Too commonly men are not checked for low testosterone levels and instead are prescribed medications ... and other male hormone deficiencies such as low testosterone (Low T). Atlanta, GA ... related male hormone deficiencies, including low testosterone symptoms. The reNEW MAN program: - is the ...

KLRI Releases 3rd Annual Report On Year's Top Longevity Research Findings

... necessary to track the effect of supplemental testosterone on a variety of age-related markers. While both ... either a low dose of estrogen or supplemental testosterone on cognition. The Longevity Dividend. The ... menopausal transition (KEEPS) and the impact of testosterone on aging men (TEAMM), KLRI conducted a number of ...

FDA Orders Label Warning for Testosterone Gels

... effects if they come into contact with topical testosterone gels used by some American men, and the U.S. Food ... FDA to address an insufficient or total lack of testosterone production among men. Men typically rub the ... women. More information There's more on testosterone replacement therapy at the U.S. Food and Drug ...

Testosterone Undecanoate Achieves and Maintains Normal Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men With Five Injections Per Year, New Data Show

... hypogonadism who were treated for 21 months with testosterone undecanoate (NEBIDO(R) -- 750 mg) injection, a long-acting testosterone replacement therapy in development in the U.S. ... of hypogonadism. Results showed that average testosterone levels were maintained within the normal range ...

Male Hormone Treatment Provider Announces Family Doctor Alert

... start to decrease. Stemming primarily from low testosterone the shift in male hormones becomes noticeable ... 4 out of 5 men have a less than optimal level of testosterone and could be potentially diagnosed with ... difference that andropause focuses on having low testosterone levels where a women's menopause focuses on low ...

European Researchers Call for New Doping Standards

... in hormone activity, researchers contend. testosterone and other hormones that increase testosterone levels are among the illegal ... affects metabolism, including the rate at which testosterone is passed out of the body into the urine. The ...

Male Hormone Replacement Company Renewman.com Critical of MLB for Testosterone Abuse Publicity

... testing positive for banned substances including testosterone and HGH (human growth hormone) may have on men ... or under suspicion of using substances such as testosterone supplements and human growth hormone (HGH). re ... of MLB baseball players being linked to testosterone and HGH, two critical components incorporated for ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Immediate Availability of Degarelix for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

... Drug Provides Rapid and Sustained Suppression of testosterone PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ... group achieved a 90 percent decrease in median testosterone levels at Day 3 of treatment, compared with the ... which experienced a 65 percent increase in median testosterone levels. By Day 3, 96 percent of degarelix ...

Women's Testosterone Patch May Not Work

... MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new testosterone patch designed to boost a woman's sex drive may ... is some evidence that low levels of circulating testosterone may be linked to a decline in sex drive after ... patch may not work, that key clinical trials on testosterone patches involved highly selective groups of ....

Male fertility expert Marvin Meistrich elected AAAS Fellow

... and finally sperm, with the male hormone testosterone crucially involved all along. A major, ... discovery by Meistrich and colleagues implicates testosterone in the inability of surviving stem cells to ... the developing sperm cells. "So we suppressed testosterone until spermatocytes formed, then restored it to ...

Male Hormone Replacement Therapy Optimism for 2009

... replacement therapy, including self administered testosterone and HGH (human growth hormone) treatments. The ... andropause treatment options to men with low testosterone levels. This is accomplished through medical ... network of doctors dedicated to treating low testosterone and andropause symptoms . re NEW MAN treatment ...

Federal Trade Commission Files Complaint Against Par Pharmaceutical Over Court-Approved AndroGel(R) Litigation Settlement

... for a generic version of Solvay's AndroGel(R) 1% testosterone gel product. Under the terms of the 2006 ... settlement, Par is permitted to begin marketing testosterone gel 1% in August 2015 -- five years prior to the ... Par was the second ANDA filer for testosterone gel 1% and therefore not eligible for 180 days of ...

In High-Stakes Stock Trading, Finger Length Matters

... Study finds testosterone exposure in womb creates long ring finger, ... the authors note, indicates greater exposure to testosterone in the womb, which in turn gives what they call ... and cognition. He zeroed in specifically on testosterone because the relatively few female traders on the ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Definitive Merger Agreement With Endo Pharmaceuticals

... NEBIDO is a long-acting depot preparation of testosterone undecanoate under development for the treatment ... NEBIDO is expected to be the first long-acting testosterone preparation available in the U.S. in the growing market for testosterone replacement therapies. Indevus acquired U.S. ...

New Initiative Urges Women to Address Men's Health this New Year

... of treatable medical conditions such as low testosterone they can help make a big impact in the health of ... help women have a productive dialogue about low testosterone with the men in their lives. About the ... December 4-8, 2008. About Low testosterone It is estimated that hypogonadism, also ...

Male Menopause Treatment Provider, ReNEW MAN, Increases Online Presence

... replacement. Four to five million men have low testosterone levels, which causes fatigue, irritability, ... dysfunction, and other symptoms. ReNEW MAN's testosterone treatment helps mitigate these symptoms by ... options, including: - Male Hormone Therapy - testosterone Replacement - Human Growth Hormone (HGH) ...

New recommendations by scientific societies about late-onset hypogonadism

... by typical symptoms and a deficiency in serum testosterone levels. Late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) is ... percentage of men over age 60 have serum testosterone levels that are below the lower limits of young ... studies show short-term beneficial effects of testosterone in older men that are similar to those in younger ...

Prostate cancer drug reduces testosterone levels in as little as 3 days

... who took degarelix for prostate cancer saw their testosterone levels fall dramatically as early as three days ... are most widely used cause an initial rise in testosterone - the hormone we are trying to reduce - when the ... of the trial the study participants had a median testosterone level of 3.93 ng/mL. The aim was to reduce this ...

Study shows testosterone improves sexual well-being in post-menopausal women

... participated in the study, the first to show that testosterone administered by a skin patch can boost sex drive ... women. Previous studies have shown testosterone treatment for low libido is beneficial for women ... estrogen therapy. However, this study shows testosterone by itself could be a good alternative for women ...

Testosterone Patch Restores Libido in Postmenopausal Women

... flagging libidos, but a new study suggests that a testosterone patch may significantly improve the number of ... is the first study to show that when used alone, testosterone administered by a skin patch significantly ... Gamble Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the testosterone patch, Intrinsa. ...

Hormone Normalization Shows Encouraging Effects In Documented Clinically Deficient Men/Women

... of Miami - Miller School of Medicine to examine testosterone and/or human growth hormone normalization in ... released encouraging findings from their study on testosterone and growth hormone normalization for documented ... for clinically documented hormone deficiencies, testosterone and/or growth hormone. They were compared with ...

Testosterone key to disease transmission

... High levels of testosterone may be a key factor in spreading disease among ... super-spreaders of disease. "We know that testosterone makes males more susceptible to disease," said ... Penn State, investigated the effects of increased testosterone on mice behavior. "Our plan was to raise ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results

... leader in many countries around the world for testosterone therapy. The injection-related cough issue is one ... is expected to be the first long-acting testosterone preparation available in the U.S. in the growing market for testosterone replacement therapies. Indevus acquired U.S. ...

Pregnancy may help protect against bladder cancer

... cancer has focused on male hormones such as testosterone and their capability of boosting the cancer ... cancer risk. The team demonstrated a link between testosterone and the ability of new tissue to form new blood ... showed that male mice with a normal amount of testosterone have less of a protein known as thrombospondin-1 ...

Studies Support Testosterone Supplements for Older Men

... TUESDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Low testosterone levels put men at high risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and early death, but testosterone replacement therapy may help better the odds, ... to new studies. Some experts believe that low testosterone levels, which become more common with age, are ...

ED an Indicator of Men's Health

... -- Erectile dysfunction could be an indicator of testosterone deficiency and the metabolic syndrome, a set of ... are intertwined, and a common denominator is testosterone deficiency." The research, conducted by ... men with erectile dysfunction be evaluated for testosterone deficiency and any underlying signs of the ...

Androgen Production Continues in Prostate Cancer Tumors

... Growths are able to maintain significant testosterone levels despite therapy, study finds ... statement. Mostaghel and colleagues found that testosterone levels in metastatic prostate tumors (cancer ... needed to make the proteins that produce testosterone and other androgen hormones. "We not only ...

How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy

... therapy. That is, the suppression of circulating testosterone the hormone that fuels prostate-cancer growth ... Hutchinson Center. The researchers found that testosterone levels were four times higher in metastatic ... the presence of genetic pathways that control testosterone production. The researchers indeed found within ...

Gamma Labs to Boost Testosterone At World Series of Poker In Las Vegas

... West Babylon's Gamma Labs, maker of the boosting testosterone pill, to participate as a 2008 World Series of ... Gamma Labs will highlight their newly released testosterone booster product, Gamma-O Plus Pomegranate, as an ... Executive Officer of Gamma Labs. "Unlike some testosterone boosters, Gamma-O does more than develop muscles ...

Men With Low Testosterone Not Receiving Treatment

... May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Many men with low testosterone levels don't receive treatment, even though they ... were prescribed treatment. Treatments included: testosterone gel (one patient); testosterone patch (three ...

Many men with low testosterone levels do not receive treatment

... in the article. Although prescriptions for testosterone therapy for aging men have increased in recent ... symptomatic and untreated, and 11 were prescribed testosterone treatment. Men were using the following: testosterone gel ...

Tip sheet for the Annals of Internal Medicine, April 15, 2008, issue

... 1. testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction Slightly in ... with self-reported low libido and low serum free testosterone levels to a group that received one of three different doses of a testosterone spray or placebo daily for 16 weeks found that ...
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