Testosterone Deficiency

Testosterone Therapy Prescribing Practices in VA Setting

Testosterone Therapy Prescribing Practices in VA Setting

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Patients attending VA clinics may experience variability in testosterone prescribing practices for hypogonadism.

Adherence to Topical Testosterone Therapy in Primary and Secondary Hypogonadism

Adherence to Topical Testosterone Therapy in Primary and Secondary Hypogonadism

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Low adherence to topical testosterone therapy has been linked to lowered total testosterone values and poor outcomes.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Protect Against Stroke, Heart Attack in Hypogonadism

Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Protect Against Stroke, Heart Attack in Hypogonadism

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There has been growing concern that testosterone replacement therapy is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes.

JAMA: Testosterone Trial Results Highlight Benefits and Risk of Testosterone Treatment

JAMA: Testosterone Trial Results Highlight Benefits and Risk of Testosterone Treatment

Studies published in JAMA and JAMA Internal Medicine highlight the benefits and risks of treating men for low testosterone.

Harmonized Testosterone Reference Ranges Established for Men

Harmonized Testosterone Reference Ranges Established for Men

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Researchers have pinpointed harmonized references ranges for total testosterone levels in men.

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.

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.

Once-Daily Testosterone Solution Beneficial in Androgen Deficiency

Once-Daily Testosterone Solution Beneficial in Androgen Deficiency

Once-daily testosterone solution 2% (T-sol) is safe and improves sex drive and energy in men with androgen deficiency.

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

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

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

Potential Discontinuation of Testosterone Nasal Gel Supply in 2016

Potential Discontinuation of Testosterone Nasal Gel Supply in 2016

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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.

AACE Questions Link Between Testosterone Therapy, Cardiovascular Risks

AACE Questions Link Between Testosterone Therapy, Cardiovascular Risks

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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.

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

Review: Hypogonadism Guidelines Require Updating

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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