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Why Heart Safety of Testosterone in Older Men Remains a Concern

Why Heart Safety of Testosterone in Older Men Remains a Concern

Most men prescribed testosterone have age-related hypogonadism, for which treatment is not FDA-approved

Testosterone Therapy Has No Effect on Atherosclerosis Progression

Testosterone Therapy Has No Effect on Atherosclerosis Progression

Use of testosterone gel for 3 years did not alter the rate of change in carotid intima-media thickness or coronary artery calcium.

Normalized Testosterone Levels Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

Normalized Testosterone Levels Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

Men with normalized testosterone levels following TRT had significantly lower risks of heart attacks and strokes, study finds.

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

Testosterone Therapy Not Associated With VTE

Testosterone Therapy Not Associated With VTE

Finding based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older.

Topical Testosterone Doesn't Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Topical Testosterone Doesn't Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation.

Screen for Depression in Men With Borderline Testosterone

Screen for Depression in Men With Borderline Testosterone

More than half of men with borderline testosterone have depressive symptoms -- a higher rate than the general population; 25% are taking antidepressants.

Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins generally decrease aggression in men, increase aggression in postmenopausal women.

Testosterone Fenofibrate Combo Best Protects Hypogonadal Men's Hearts

Testosterone Fenofibrate Combo Best Protects Hypogonadal Men's Hearts

Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.

Testosterone Therapy Safe in Hypogonadal Elderly Men

Testosterone Therapy Safe in Hypogonadal Elderly Men

In a study of hypogonadal men older than 65, the treatment did not increase the prevalence of thrombotic events.

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Hypogonadal CP/CPSS Sufferers

Patients experienced significant improvements in symptoms and quality of life parameters.

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Replacement Use Low Among Hypogonadal Men

Hypogonadism was present in 42.8% of subjects, yet TRT was used by only 3.9%.

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Sex Hormones Predict Erectile Dysfunction Risk

High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.

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