Latest Hypogonadism News
Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.
Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.
Finding based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older.
Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation.
More than half of men with borderline testosterone have depressive symptoms -- a higher rate than the general population; 25% are taking antidepressants.
Statins generally decrease aggression in men, increase aggression in postmenopausal women.
Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.
In a study of hypogonadal men older than 65, the treatment did not increase the prevalence of thrombotic events.
Patients experienced significant improvements in symptoms and quality of life parameters.
Hypogonadism was present in 42.8% of subjects, yet TRT was used by only 3.9%.
Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.
High levels of free and bioavailable testosterone are associated with a significantly decreased risk of ED in younger men.
Lower testosterone levels linked to decreased sexual activity and desire, but not to fewer erections.
In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.
Among men younger than age 40, a total testosterone level of less than 400 ng/dL was linked with hypogonadal symptoms.
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)
- Statin Use Fails To Prevent Progression to Lethal Prostate Cancer
- Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy
- Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis
- High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone
- Low Magnesium Linked to Worse Survival in Hemodialysis Patients