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Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down

Finding has implications for men with low levels of the hormone, experts say SATURDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- Post-meal surges in 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 ...

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

New Long-Acting Injection in Development WASHINGTON and CHADDS FORD, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- About 63 percent of men who suffered from low testosterone saw two or more doctors before the condition was diagnosed, and once treated, nearly 30 percent of men said they stopped taking their me...

FDA Orders Label Warning for Testosterone Gels

Men who use the medications must be sure none rubs off on children, agency says THURSDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Children can experience troubling health effects if they come into contact with topical testosterone gels used by some American men, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administr...

Injectable testosterone may provide effective male contraception

Chevy Chase, MDResearchers in China may have found a method for male contraception that is effective, reversible and without serious short-term adverse effects according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism ( JCEM ). ...

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

Long-term Data Presented at AUA Annual Meeting CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today released new long-term clinical trial data in men with hypogonadism who were treated for 21 months with testosterone undecanoate (NEBIDO(R) -- 750 mg) inj...

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

Andropause treatment provider and renowned male hormone replacement experts Renewman.com is criticizing the potential negative impact of publicity concerning professional athletes within MLB testing positive for banned substances including testosterone and HGH (human growth hormone) may have on m...

Women's Testosterone Patch May Not Work

U.K. study also questions safety of drug Intrinsa used for sexual dysfunction MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new testosterone patch designed to boost a woman's sex drive may be ineffective, and questions remain about its long-term safety, according to the journal Drugs and Ther...

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

More than 95 per cent of men who took degarelix for prostate cancer saw their testosterone levels fall dramatically as early as three days after they started treatment, according to a paper in the December issue of BJU International . They also experienced much greater falls in their prost...

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

WHAT: An international study showed testosterone, when used with no other hormone therapy, is an effective treatment for low libido in postmenopausal women. More than 800 women from 65 centers in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Sweden participated in the study, the fi...

AUDIO from Medialink and Solvay: Men Suffering From Symptoms of Low Testosterone Should Talk to Their Doctor

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer months approach and men start preparing their lawn mowers for peak performance, it is also important for them to set time aside to focus on their own health and well-being. Many men suffer from common symptoms such as fatigue, sexual dysfunction ...

Studies Support Testosterone Supplements for Older Men

Low levels of the hormone could boost death risk, researchers say 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, according to new stu...

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

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A New York company says Testosterone is just the lucky charm competitive poker players need at the card table. Casino giant Harrah's Entertainment signed an agreement with West Babylon's Gamma Labs, maker of the boosting testosterone pill, to participate as a 2...

Men With Low Testosterone Not Receiving Treatment

Study finds patients with deficiency more likely to be poorer and without insurance TUESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Many men with low testosterone levels don't receive treatment, even though they have access to care, according to a U.S. study. The study, which received funding ...

Many men with low testosterone levels do not receive treatment

The majority of men with androgen deficiency may not be receiving treatment despite having sufficient access to care, according to a report in the May 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Androgen deficiency in men means the body has lower than normal a...

AUDIO from Medialink and Solvay Pharmaceuticals: Men with Type 2 Diabetes at Increased Risk for Low Testosterone Should Talk to Their Doctors

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans get a "wake-up call" about diabetes this Diabetes Alert Day, it's important for men with type 2 diabetes to know that they are more likely to have low testosterone than non-diabetic men. Listen to this report from Solvay Pharmaceuticals at: ht...

Older Men With Low Testosterone Face Greater Depression Risk

Three times more likely to have mood disorder than those with higher hormone levels THURSDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- Low testosterone levels in older men are associated with an increased risk of depression, an Australian study says. Between 2001 and 2004, researchers at the Uni...

MSU research indicates testosterone could guard against eating disorders

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Testosterone appears to protect people against eating disorders, providing further evidence that biological factors -- and not just social influences -- are linked to anorexia and bulimia, according to new research findings at Michigan State University. An ongoing, six-y...

Low Testosterone Might Shorten Men's Lives

Study finds it's linked to higher death risk, but replacing the hormone may not help, experts say TUESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Men aged 40 or over with low levels of testosterone may be at increased risk of fatal heart attacks or death from any cause, a British study suggests. ...

The latest about male infertility and testosterone from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

NEW YORK (Oct. 17, 2007) -- Two reports from physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center shed new light on male infertility. A first report shows that a common cause of male infertility -- varicoceles, or varicose veins in the scrotum -- also results in a dep...

1 in 4 Men Over 30 Has Low Testosterone

But symptoms linked to low levels are much rarer, study finds THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that one out of four men over 30 have low testosterone levels, but only one out of every 20 men have clinical symptoms linked to such a deficiency. As men age, they are m...

Multiple Sclerosis Could Be Checked Through Testosterone Gel

Researchers at the University of California say they have been able to use testosterone gel to effectively slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis . Only 10 men took part in the research, all had milder forms of MS, and more studies will be needed before doctors determine whether the ...

Low Levels of Testosterone may Increase the Risk of Death in Older Men

Men with low testosterone were more likely to have elevated markers of inflammation, called inflammatory cytokines, which contribute to many diseases. Another characteristic that distinguished the men with low testosterone was a larger waist girth along with a cluster of cardiovascular and diabete...

Low Serum Testosterone Levels Associated With Fall Risk in Elderly Men

Prolonged hypogonadism may result in erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, anemia, sarcopenia, memory loss, bone mineral loss, and the metabolic syndrome.// While a low serum testosterone level is well-known for its association with osteoporosis, the impact of hypogonadism on overall physic...

Sleep Quantity Affects Morning Testosterone Levels in Older Men

The testosterone levels of healthy men decline as they get older. As sleep quality and quantity typically decrease with age, //objectively measured differences in the amount of sleep a healthy older man gets can affect his level of testosterone in the morning, according to a study published in the ...

Phthalate Exposure Affects Testosterone Levels and Fertility in Men

A recent study found that exposure to phthalates not only causes reproductive problems but is also linked to abdominal obesity// and insulin resistance in adult males. This study was conducted by the University of Rochester Medical Center. The research adds to the growing suspicion that low-d...

Benefits Of Testosterone Treatment

Little research exists demonstrating that testosterone is both safe from the cardiovascular// standpoint and effective to treat sexual dysfunction, reveal Mayo Clinic researchers in two new studies, published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Mayo Clinic physicians call for large...

Increase Testosterone Levels To Slow Down Alzheimer’

Administering Testosterones can slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) according to a study conducted on mice. Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, is one// in a group of related steroid hormones referred to as androgens. The findings, published in the December 20 issue...

Decline of Testosterone in Old-age Leads to Falls

Low levels of testosterone in men of ages 65 and beyond was linked to more frequent falls than among older men with higher levels of male sex hormone, testosterone, according// to a study published on Monday. The report from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland attributed this to the ...

High Testosterone Destroys Nerve Cells

Recent studies conducted by Yale School Of Medicine have shown for the first time that excessive use of androgens or steroids to enhance muscle mass or for replacement therapy//, which results in high levels of testosterone in the body can lead to a appalling loss of brain cells. High intake of ...

Low Testosterone Linked With Early Death

A new study has indicated that reduced levels of testosterone, which is the male sex hormone linked with virility and energy// , might also indicate whether a man would die early. US scientists had studied the relationship between testosterone levels and death in 858 military veterans aged ov...

Study Indicates An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer In Women Undertaking Estrogen and Testosterone Therapy

According to an article that was published in the July 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, which is one of the JAMA/Archives journals, states that women who take// combination of estrogen and testosterone to treat the symptoms of menopause may have an increased risk of breast cancer. ...

Fatherhood Found To Tame Men by Reducing Testosterone Levels

A comparison of the levels of male sex hormone amongst single men and married men has revealed that fatherhood significantly reduces men's testosterone levels. This reduction in the hormonal level is believed to ensure that men behaved in a civilized and non-aggressive way around the newborn//. T...

Depression In Men Could Be To Low Testosterone Levels

Researchers studied the association between hypogonadism and depression in men age 45 and older. At a two-year follow-up ,// results showed nearly 22 percent of the men with low testosterone levels had developed depression, compared to about 7 percent of those with normal levels. The finding held t...

The Use Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy Questioned

Symptoms of low levels of testosterone include erectile dysfunction, reduced muscle mass, reduced bone density, depression, and anemia.// Testosterone replacement therapy is designed to increase testosterone levels for men with the condition. The therapy may be offered as an injection, patch, gel, ...

Low Testosterone Levels the Cause Of Depression In Men

Testosterone deficiency, or hypogonadism, is a common problem among men as they age. About 30 percent of // all males over age 50 suffer from the condition to some degree, with symptoms ranging from diminished appetite, fatigue, and decreased libido to irritability, decreased muscle mass and streng...

Decrease in testosterone levels lead to Alzheimer's

Suppression of testosterone levels in men with testicular cancer may inadvertently increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, warn US researchers. A research team from North Carolina University has found that when circulating testosterone levels go down, a high rise in levels of amyloid – the pro...

Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders

The researchers suspect low testosterone levels in men suffering from eating disorders. Men who suffer from eating disorders can be affected more than women with the same problems, researchers say.// Eating disorders are associated with a weakening of the bones, which become dangerously thi...

Males Lifespan Shortened By Elevated Levels Of Testosterone

According to a new research, men who have elevated levels of testosterone may be successful as far as progeny is concerned but may lead shorter lives// when compared with men who secrete normal level of the hormone. According to foodconsumer.org, comparative studies have studied testosterone ...

Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause', says SimplyAgeless411

...k that it's just a phase that will eventually pass and not seek treatment for it can be dangerous." Low hormone levels of thyroid, cortisol and testosterone are easily treated through a regimen of tablets and gels applied to the skin. For most men, the results are dramatic and immediate. Norris says...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

...ose at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. The protein, called sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), regulates the levels of testosterone and estrogen in the blood. Researchers suspect it also plays a role in the development of type 2 diabetes. "Basically, we have identified plasma SH...
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