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Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines on Testosterone Therapy in Men With Hypogonadism

Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines on Testosterone Therapy in Men With Hypogonadism

Testosterone therapy is recommended in men with hypogonadism to correct symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Men who are otherwise healthy do not need to be screened for hypogonadism.

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Menopausal Hormone Therapy Slows Cognitive Decline in Postmenopausal Women

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Slows Cognitive Decline in Postmenopausal Women

Menopausal hormone therapy may slow cognitive decline in postmenopausal women with mild cognitive impairment.

Reduced Mortality for Women Undergoing Assisted Reproduction Likely Due to "Healthy Patient Effect"

Reduced Mortality for Women Undergoing Assisted Reproduction Likely Due to "Healthy Patient Effect"

Researchers sought to determine whether the reduced mortality seen in women receiving reproductive assistance occurred as a result of improved general health in this population.

Serum Chemerin May Predict Risk for Spontaneous Abortion in Women With PCOS

Serum Chemerin May Predict Risk for Spontaneous Abortion in Women With PCOS

Serum chemerin may serve as a biomarker to identify pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome who are at particular risk for later abortion, and who may benefit from prevention strategies.

Metabolic Influence of Metformin in Pregnant Women With PCOS

Metabolic Influence of Metformin in Pregnant Women With PCOS

Metformin treatment during pregnancy did not influence the metabolic profile in women with polycystic ovary syndrome at 7.7 years of follow-up.

Adverse Neurodevelopmental and Mental Health Outcomes in PCOS

Adverse Neurodevelopmental and Mental Health Outcomes in PCOS

These data confirmed the increased risk for psychiatric disorders in women with PCOS, and indicated an increased risk for ADHD and ASD in their children.

AUA: New Guidelines for Diagnosis, Management of Testosterone Deficiency

AUA: New Guidelines for Diagnosis, Management of Testosterone Deficiency

Clinicians should use a total testosterone level below 300ng/dL as a reasonable cut-off in support of the diagnosis of low testosterone.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Risk for Mental Health Issues

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Risk for Mental Health Issues

Researchers evaluated the association between PCOS and psychiatric outcomes, as well as whether rates of autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are higher in children of mothers with PCOS.

Case Report Reveals Another Possible Side Effect of Kratom

Case Report Reveals Another Possible Side Effect of Kratom

A number of adverse events or side effects have been reported, but this is the first report of hyperprolactinemia as the result of ingestion of kratom.

Effect of High Androgen Levels on Cardiovascular Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Effect of High Androgen Levels on Cardiovascular Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Researchers conducted a prospective, population-based cohort study to assess the risk for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women with increased androgen levels.

Fertility in Women Negatively Affected by Asthma Medications

Fertility in Women Negatively Affected by Asthma Medications

The management of asthma with short-acting beta-agonists was associated with reduced fertility rates in women, whereas treatment with inhaled corticosteroids or long-acting beta-agonists was not.

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