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UTMB study finds that testosterone therapy is not linked with blood clot disorders in veins

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston of more than 30,000 commercially insured men is the first ...

Erectile Dysfunction Worsened, Testosterone Levels Decreased by Some Drugs for Treatment of Prostate Enlargement

(Boston)–Men with benign prostate enlargement who used finasteride (also known as proscar and propecia) to treat their condition, experienced worsening erectile dysfunction ...

Sensitive RIA measures testosterone concentrations in prepubertal and pubertal children comparable to tandem mass spectrometry

Ankarberg-Lindgren C, Norjavaara E. Sensitive RIA measures testosterone concentrations in prepubertal and pubertal children comparable to tandem mass spectrometry. Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2015;75(4):341-4. Epub 2015/02/28. ... Full story

Testosterone May Contribute to Colon Cancer Tumor Growth

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Previous cancer research has revealed that women are less likely than men to suffer from non-sex specific cancers such as cancer of the colon, pancreas and stomach. Scientists theorized that perhaps this trend was due to a protecting effect created by female hormones, such as estrogen, that help prevent tumors from forming. ... Full story

Men need to know potential dangers before undergoing testosterone replacement therapy

When most men reach their 40s and 50s they begin to search for something that will give them the energy, the strength and the libido they enjoyed in their 20s. Many have found it in testosterone replacement therapy, despite the fact that men who undergo this type of treatment have a 30 percent higher risk of having a heart attack. ... Full story

Testosterone stimulates prostate cancer in animal model

Testosterone raises the risk of prostate cancer in an animal model, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher, who urges caution in prescribing testosterone therapy to men for non-medical reasons. ... Full story

Reduced testosterone tied to chemical exposure

ANN ARBOR—Adults and young boys exposed to high levels of phthalates—chemicals found in plastics and some personal care products—tend to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical exposure, according to a new University of Michigan study. ... Full story

Society Bloomed With Gentler Personalities and More Feminine Faces

Technology boom 50,000 years ago correlated with apparent reduction in testosterone ... Full story

Did Lower Testosterone Help Civilize Humanity?

Study Links Increased Cooperation to Softer Skull Features ... Full story

Testosterone replacement therapy among elderly men has more than tripled

By Geoff Koehler - Use of testosterone replacement therapy more than tripled over the past 15 years, but only 6.3 per cent of men receiving this treatment were diagnosed with the main clinical condition it is approved for under the Ontario government drug plan, a new study found. ... Full story

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