Testosterone

Testosterone treatment beneficial in older men

Testosterone treatment beneficial in older men

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Men 65 years of age and older who received 1 year of testosterone therapy reported better mood and fewer depressive symptoms.

Elevated testosterone, estradiol associated with risk of fibroid development

Elevated testosterone, estradiol associated with risk of fibroid development

Researchers found 512 incident and 478 recurrent fibroid cases in patients with high testosterone and high estradiol.

Women should not be prescribed testosterone therapy

Women should not be prescribed testosterone therapy

There is too little evidence to continue prescribing testosterone therapy to female patients.

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

Sleep loss affects testosterone

Sleep loss affects testosterone

Testosterone levels were lower after sleep loss than after more appropriate rest intervals, with the effect of restricted sleep especially apparent between 2 pm and 10 pm.

Once-a-day gel for low testosterone

Once-a-day gel for low testosterone

Fortesta is a topical gel formulation of the androgen testosterone, indicated as replacement therapy in men for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of the endogenous hormone.

Testosterone therapy for androgen deficiency

Testosterone therapy for androgen deficiency

Consistent symptoms and signs of androgen deficiency and unequivocally low serum testosterone levels must be present before a diagnosis is made.

Determining when men need testosterone

Determining when men need testosterone

Deficiency can lead to sexual dysfunction and osteoporosis. Here are approaches to diagnosis and some factors to consider before treating.

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