Latest Hypogonadism News
Hypogonadal men who received testosterone replacement therapy had a lower incidence of prostate cancer than those who did not, and their cancers were less severe.
The later a man's testosterone level dropped below 12.1 nmol/L, the lower his lifetime risk for prostate cancer.
Testosterone use was also more likely at sites located in the West vs the Northeast and for care received at a community-based outpatient clinic versus a medical center.
Hypogonadal testicular cancer survivors had 15 times higher odds of metabolic syndrome than their eugonadal counterparts.
In type 2 diabetic male patients, a low testosterone level was found to be associated with anemia. These findings are consistent with previous reports.
Study demonstrates decreased risk of end-stage renal disease and all-cause mortality.
A population-based study showed no association between total prostate cancer risk and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).
Study of older hypogonadal men does not support use of TRT to improve memory, according to researchers.
Older men on TRT versus placebo for 1 year had improved hemoglobin levels and volumetric bone mineral density and estimated bone strength.
In a large study, testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a 33% lower risk of cardiac and stroke events among hypogonadal men.
The normal range for total testosterone is 264 to 916 ng/dL for healthy men ages 19 to 39 with a body mass index below 30 kg/m2.
Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low.
Once-daily T-sol administered for 6 months did not indicate new safety concerns, and the outcomes of low sex drive and low energy showed further improvement.
New findings have potential implications regarding patient selection for active surveillance.
The new FDA warning alerts prescribers to the abuse potential of testosterone.
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