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Questions Persist About Effects of Testosterone Therapy in Transgender Men

Questions Persist About Effects of Testosterone Therapy in Transgender Men

A lack of data prevents endocrinologists from fully understanding the long-term risks of therapy in this patient population.

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Endocrinologists Need More Training in Transgender Care

Endocrinologists Need More Training in Transgender Care

Outside of hormone therapy, endocrinologists reported having low confidence in their knowledge about caring for transgender patients.

Aging vs Menopausal Status as a Predictor of Depression, Negative Mood

Aging vs Menopausal Status as a Predictor of Depression, Negative Mood

Women in the menopausal transition and early postmenopause are at higher risk for depressive symptoms and negative mood than those in late postmenopause.

Menopause Tied to Faster Decline in Lung Function

Menopause Tied to Faster Decline in Lung Function

Menopausal status is associated with accelerated lung function decline.

Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Risk for Mortality From Vascular Dementia

Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Risk for Mortality From Vascular Dementia

In postmenopausal women taking hormone therapy, risk for death from vascular dementia appeared to be reduced.

Survey: Women Dissatisfied With Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Survey: Women Dissatisfied With Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

An international survey shows that women with polycystic ovary syndrome are dissatisfied with the information they receive and the length of time to diagnosis.

Venous Thromboembolism Risk Higher in Men Starting Testosterone Therapy

Venous Thromboembolism Risk Higher in Men Starting Testosterone Therapy

Starting testosterone treatment is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), peaking within 6 months and declining thereafter.

Can Electro-Acupuncture Alleviate Sleep Disturbances in Breast Cancer Survivors?

Can Electro-Acupuncture Alleviate Sleep Disturbances in Breast Cancer Survivors?

Electro-acupuncture appeared to be as effective as paroxetine for improving sleep in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes.

Implantable Testosterone Pellets Associated With Small Hematocrit Increase

Implantable Testosterone Pellets Associated With Small Hematocrit Increase

Men treated with implantable testosterone pellets have a statistically significant increase in mean hematocrit, but it is unlikely to be clinically relevant.

FDA Green-lights Intrarosa for Dsypareunia in Menopause

FDA Green-lights Intrarosa for Dsypareunia in Menopause

The FDA recently approved Intrarosa (prasterone) for moderate to severe pain during sexual intercourse due to menopause.

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

The use of menopausal hormone therapy was associated with improved bone mineral density and better bone microarchitecture.

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