Men in the bottom 10th of free testosterone level vs those with higher levels were found to have a 23% decreased risk of prostate cancer.
From 2013 to 2016, the relative decrease in testosterone prescriptions was 48% among established testosterone users and 62% among new users.
Among men aged 20-39 years, those in the top quartile of sugar-sweetened beverage intake had 2.3-fold greater odds of low testosterone than those in the bottom quartile.
Children who migrated to the UK from Bangladesh before puberty and Bangladeshis born in the UK had significantly higher levels of testosterone compared with life-long residents of Bangladesh.
The new guidelines focus on accurate assessment and proper monitoring.
Teen high consumers of food outside the home had 55% higher androgen-disruptor levels.
Screening and treating all healthy men older than 65 years with testosterone is discouraged.
Low sperm counts linked to hypogonadism, higher BMI, hypertension, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome
A large study of middle-aged men found that testosterone replacement therapy is associated with a small but significant decrease in cardiovascular risk and an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea.
In a study of hypogonadal men, those who received testosterone therapy had a lower incidence of prostate cancer than those who did not.
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.
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.
Labeling changes will alert prescribers to the abuse potential of testosterone and the serious adverse effects.
Young men reported improvement in executive function after 2 years of TRT.
Results show that mpMRI and PI-RADSv2 score have a greater ability to detect prostate cancer progression after TRT compared with PSA.
Other risk factors include reduced muscle mass and lower levels of physical activity.
Once-daily 2% testosterone solution safe and effective for sex drive and energy.
Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido, increased sexual activity.
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