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Testosterone Gel Moderately Improved Sexual Function in Older Men

Testosterone Gel Moderately Improved Sexual Function in Older Men

Men using testosterone gel experienced improvements in sex drive, sexual activity, and erectile function.

Testosterone Undecanoate May Reduce Anemia in Men With Hypogonadism

Testosterone Undecanoate May Reduce Anemia in Men With Hypogonadism

Results showed a decreased prevalence of anemia and components of metabolic syndrome after 54 weeks of treatment.

Low Testosterone, Sarcopenia Predicted Mortality in Advanced Liver Disease

Low Testosterone, Sarcopenia Predicted Mortality in Advanced Liver Disease

Both low testosterone and sarcopenia tied to increased mortality, with low testosterone being a better predictor.

Topical Testosterone Effectively Restores Normal Testosterone Levels in Men

Topical Testosterone Effectively Restores Normal Testosterone Levels in Men

Daily topical testosterone restored normal testosterone levels in hypogonadal men

T Trial: Testosterone Therapy May Have Modest Benefits for Older Men

T Trial: Testosterone Therapy May Have Modest Benefits for Older Men

Sexual function and mood and depressive symptoms were improved in older men who received testosterone therapy.

Secondary Hypogonadism: Causes and Potential Treatment

Secondary Hypogonadism: Causes and Potential Treatment

Selective estrogen receptor modulators may offer a viable treatment option for men with secondary hypogonadism.

Opioid Exposure May Increase Odds for Low Testosterone

Opioid Exposure May Increase Odds for Low Testosterone

Researchers found an increased odds of low testosterone with exposure as well as an increased odds with increasing age and comorbidities.

Potential Discontinuation of Testosterone Nasal Gel Supply in 2016

Potential Discontinuation of Testosterone Nasal Gel Supply in 2016

Acerus announced that its agreement with an affiliate of Endo International plc regarding the commercialization of Natesto (testosterone) nasal gel in the U.S. and Mexico will be terminated as of June 30, 2016.

High Protein Intake May Lower Testosterone in Premenopausal Women

High Protein Intake May Lower Testosterone in Premenopausal Women

Eating more protein may lower testosterone levels in women.

AACE Questions Link Between Testosterone Therapy, Cardiovascular Risks

AACE Questions Link Between Testosterone Therapy, Cardiovascular Risks

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists issues position statement on CV risks of testosterone therapy.

Experts: More Study of CV Safety of Testosterone Therapy Necessary

Experts: More Study of CV Safety of Testosterone Therapy Necessary

Experts suggest that more studies are necessary to evaluate testosterone therapy in men with age-related hypogonadism.

Testosterone Not Associated With Atherosclerosis in Older Men

Testosterone Not Associated With Atherosclerosis in Older Men

Researchers observed no impact on rate of change of intima-media thickness, coronary artery calcium score.

Low Testosterone May Be Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer Detection

Low Testosterone May Be Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer Detection

Prostate cancer is more likely to be found in men with low testosterone vs. those with normal levels.

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

Testosterone Therapy Not Linked to Increased VTE Risk

Testosterone Therapy Not Linked to Increased VTE Risk

These findings are based on data from more than 30,000 American men aged 40 years and older.

Testosterone Therapy Failed to Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Testosterone Therapy Failed to Improve Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Undergoing testosterone replacement therapy didn't improve ejaculatory dysfunction in men with testosterone deficiency.

More Men With Borderline Testosterone Have Depression

More Men With Borderline Testosterone Have Depression

More than half have depression or depressive symptoms, and 25% are taking antidepressants.

Testosterone Plus Fenofibrate Yields Strongest Cardiometabolic Benefit

Testosterone Plus Fenofibrate Yields Strongest Cardiometabolic Benefit

Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.

Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

The benefits of testosterone therapy outweigh the risks, according to experts, and the FDA may need to rethink its stance.

Hormone Levels Predict ED Risk in Young Men

Hormone Levels Predict ED Risk in Young Men

High levels of free testosterone and bioavailable testosterone, and low levels of sex hormone-binding globulin, are tied to a decreased risk for erectile dysfunction.

Studies Suggest Testosterone Therapy Poses No CV Risk in Men

Studies Suggest Testosterone Therapy Poses No CV Risk in Men

New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.

Testosterone Nasal Gel Potentially Safe, Effective in Hypogonadism

Testosterone Nasal Gel Potentially Safe, Effective in Hypogonadism

Three doses of testosterone nasal gel may help normalize testosterone levels in men with hypogonadism.

Letrozole Shows Promise for Treating Infertility in Obese Men

Letrozole Shows Promise for Treating Infertility in Obese Men

Low-dose letrozole may help treat infertility in men with obesity-related hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.

FDA: Testosterone Labels Must Include Cardiovascular, Stroke Risks

FDA: Testosterone Labels Must Include Cardiovascular, Stroke Risks

The agency now requires prescription testosterone product labels to clarify the approved use of these medications and information on potential increased risks for heart attacks and stroke.

Growing Market for Remote Patient Monitoring

Growing Market for Remote Patient Monitoring

Devices include remote heartbeat monitor, fitness smart socks and devices for monitoring glucose.

Testosterone Levels May Affect Sexual Function in Older Men

Testosterone Levels May Affect Sexual Function in Older Men

In older men, testosterone levels directly linked to sexual activity, desire.

Sulfonylurea Treatment Increased Testosterone in Men With Type 2 Diabetes

Sulfonylurea Treatment Increased Testosterone in Men With Type 2 Diabetes

Increases in total testosterone levels, testosterone secretion index values in middle-aged men.

Low Testosterone Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Low Testosterone Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Low serum testosterone appears to be linked to adverse outcomes in men with type 2 diabetes.

Testosterone Therapy Doesn't Increase Prostate Cancer Risk in Hypogonadism

Testosterone Therapy Doesn't Increase Prostate Cancer Risk in Hypogonadism

Long-term testosterone therapy did not increase incidence of prostate cancer in hypogonadal men.

Testosterone Testing Increasing

Testosterone Testing Increasing

Testosterone testing appears to be increasing, especially among men with comorbidities associated with hypogonadism.

Testosterone Absorption Unaffected by Deodorant Use, Axillary Hair

Testosterone Absorption Unaffected by Deodorant Use, Axillary Hair

The presence of axillary hair or use of deoderant or antiperspirant did not affect the absorption of a testosterone solution.

The Link Between Spinal Cord Injury and Hypogonadism in Men

The Link Between Spinal Cord Injury and Hypogonadism in Men

Hypogonadism is disproportionately high in men with spinal cord injury, leading researchers to suggest a connection between the two conditions.

Certain Factors Predict PSA Increases With Testosterone Gel Use

Certain Factors Predict PSA Increases With Testosterone Gel Use

Older men with lower baseline testosterone experience greater increases in prostate-specific antigen with testosterone gel use.

Low Testosterone May Raise Atherosclerosis Risk in Diabetes

Low Testosterone May Raise Atherosclerosis Risk in Diabetes

Low testosterone may increase cardiovascular risk in middle-aged men with type 2 diabetes.

Testosterone Linked to Prostate Cancer in Rats

Testosterone Linked to Prostate Cancer in Rats

In rats, testosterone appeared to raise the risk for prostate tumor growth.

New Guidelines Released on Testosterone Use in Women

New Guidelines Released on Testosterone Use in Women

A new Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline advises against the use of testosterone in healthy women.

Oral Testosterone Treatment Effective in Hypogonadal Men

Oral Testosterone Treatment Effective in Hypogonadal Men

Lipocine announced top-line results from its Phase 3 SOAR clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of LPCN 1021, an oral testosterone agent in hypogonadal men with low testosterone.

FDA Panel Calls for Tighter Restrictions on Testosterone Therapy

FDA Panel Calls for Tighter Restrictions on Testosterone Therapy

FDA panel votes 20-1 to tighten use of testosterone replacement therapy.

FDA to Weigh Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Drugs

FDA to Weigh Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Drugs

Expert panel to decide whether the prescribing information on testosterone drugs should be changed.

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Testosterone Levels

Phthalate Exposure May Lower Testosterone Levels

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

Three Forms of Generic Testosterone Gel Launched

Three Forms of Generic Testosterone Gel Launched

Upsher-Smith announced the launch of Testosterone Gel 1%, the generic version of Vogelxo gel, in 3 different configurations.

FDA Requires New Warning for Testosterone Products

FDA Requires New Warning for Testosterone Products

The FDA now requires a general warning in the drug labeling of all approved testosterone products regarding the risk of venous blood clots.

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