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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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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.

Testosterone Therapy May Be Safe for Prostate Cancer Patients

Testosterone Therapy May Be Safe for Prostate Cancer Patients

In fact, a study showed that testosterone replacement is associated with a decreased risk of cancer-specific and overall mortality.

Testosterone May Weaken Vaccine Response

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

Testosterone May Ease Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone May Ease Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hypogonadal Men

Long-term treatment led to a decrease in Crohn's Disease Activity Index and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

About 30 percent of men experience an AUA symptoms index improvement of 3 or more points.

Optimal Testosterone Levels Predict Better Survival in Older Men

Midrange levels of total testosterone and dihydrotestosterone are associated with decreased all-cause mortality.

Hypogonadal Men with ED May Benefit from Testosterone Plus Vardenafil

The drug combination was associated with significantly improved erectile function and partner satisfaction in men who did not respond to testosterone alone.

Testosterone Therapy May Raise Cardiovascular Risk

In a study, it was associated with a 29% increased risk of death and/or heart attack or stroke.

Role of Testosterone in Heart Risk Unclear

Men with low testosterone levels may be at slightly increased risk of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease.