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Testosterone May Weaken Vaccine Response

New findings could help explain why women generally respond immunologically to vaccines more strongly than men.

The Medical Minute Mortality Risk in Older Men Linked to Testosterone

Mortality Risk in Older Men Linked to Testosterone

Australian researchers report that testosterone levels may predict mortality risk in older men.

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Testosterone Supplements Not Linked to Heart Attacks

Testosterone Supplements Not Linked to Heart Attacks

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say.

Topical Testosterone Gel Approved

Topical Testosterone Gel Approved

In a study, 74% of men treated with Vogelxo achieved normal testosterone levels within 90 days.

Long-Term Testosterone Therapy Does Not Raise PCa Risk

Long-Term Testosterone Therapy Does Not Raise PCa Risk

Researchers report findings from a study of 942 hypogonadal men treated at 3 German centers.

FDA Clears First Nasal Testosterone Therapy

FDA Clears First Nasal Testosterone Therapy

The product is self-administered via a nasal applicator.

Erectile, Ejaculatory Dysfunction More Common in Cardiac Patients

Erectile, Ejaculatory Dysfunction More Common in Cardiac Patients

Study also shows a 6-fold higher rate of hypogonadism compared with the general population.

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Improve Glucose Metabolism

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Improve Glucose Metabolism

For men with T2DM and low testosterone, tx also doesn't improve visceral adiposity.

Low Testosterone May Signal Need for PCa Reclassification

Low Testosterone May Signal Need for PCa Reclassification

Drop in testosterone levels in patients on active surveillance may predict need for treatment.

New Tool May Aid Screening for Low Testosterone

New Tool May Aid Screening for Low Testosterone

Weight, frequent exercise, and adult-onset diabetes are among the risk factors for hypogonadism.

Hypogonadism May Raise Death Risk in Men with CKD

Hypogonadism May Raise Death Risk in Men with CKD

Patients in the second lowest quintile of testosterone level had a 53% increased death risk compared with those in the highest quintile.

Long-Term TRT Leads to Progressive Weight Loss, Other Benefits

Long-Term TRT Leads to Progressive Weight Loss, Other Benefits

Parenteral testosterone undecanoate over 5 years found to decrease waist circumference and improve components of metabolic syndrome.

High Estradiol Boosts Libido in Men on Testosterone Therapy

High Estradiol Boosts Libido in Men on Testosterone Therapy

Elevated serum estradiol is associated with increased libido in men receiving TST.

Early AM Best for Measuring Testosterone in Younger Men with ED

Early AM Best for Measuring Testosterone in Younger Men with ED

In men aged 44 years or less, total testosterone levels drop off significantly after 9 AM, study shows.

Testosterone Therapy Raises Myocardial Infarction Risk

Testosterone Therapy Raises Myocardial Infarction Risk

Risk is higher in younger men with pre-existing heart disease and in older men.

FDA to Review Testosterone Therapy Safety

FDA to Review Testosterone Therapy Safety

Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments.

Low Testosterone May Predict Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Low Testosterone May Predict Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Preoperative levels below 300 ng/dL are associated with an increased risk of positive surgical margins and seminal vesicle invasion.