Mortality Risk in Older Men Linked to Testosterone

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Australian researchers report that testosterone levels may predict mortality risk in older men.

They have found sex hormones are an important predictor of mortality but have not determined yet if treatment to change testosterone and dihydrotestosterone levels can alter outcomes.

John Schieszer has the latest on the story in today's Medical Minute.

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