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After 54 weeks of treatment with testosterone undecanoate, anemia prevalence decreased from 29.6% to 10%.
Study also identifies clinical characteristics associated with testosterone deficiency in this population.
73% of men in the testosterone group showed improvement in sexual arousal, interest, and drive.
Larger studies and long-term follow-up needed to determine possible risks of treatment.
Serum total and free testosterone declined in men on hemodialysis who received a 6-month course of the drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Increased odds of low testosterone with opioid exposure; increased odds with increasing age, comorbidities.
The study found no association with obesity, however, unlike previous studies.
A recent review found little evidence to support severe lower urinary tract symptoms as a contraindication to TRT.
A new study by University of Pennsylvania and Stanford researchers highlights a possible link between men who receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and the future onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Increased insulin sensitivity in men with type 2 diabetes and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
Signs and symptoms and testosterone levels, not the presence of disorders that cause low testosterone, should guide treatment decisions.
Most men prescribed testosterone have age-related hypogonadism, for which treatment is not FDA-approved
Use of testosterone gel for 3 years did not alter the rate of change in carotid intima-media thickness or coronary artery calcium.
Men with normalized testosterone levels following TRT had significantly lower risks of heart attacks and strokes, study finds.
Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)