SAN DIEGO – Testosterone therapy for older men possibly could provide some benefit, but there are also signs it could cause harm, according to a major series of studies published Tuesday. The five studies are published in the Journal of …
(Reuters Health) - Men over 64 with low levels of testosterone saw modest improvements in libido and sexual activity when treated with a gel that contains the male hormone, according to U.S. researchers. The treatments did not significantly …
Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has been the subject of endless discussion and debate ever since the much publicized suspension of Chael Sonnen by the California State Athletic Commission for failing to properly disclose his …
Q: I’m a 56-year-old man without any health problems. Recently, I’ve noticed I don’t have the energy for physical activities that I used to. Working in the yard, riding my bike and even just doing jobs around the house all wear me out much …
For decades, millions of men with early prostate cancer have been placed on drug therapy to suppress their production of testosterone, despite such significant side effects as impotence, diabetes and bone loss. Now a large new analysis …
Should aging men take testosterone therapy? It is a controversial issue. Some say drug makers have “invented” a disease — they call it “Low T” — to get more men to start taking testosterone supplements, gels or injections. These …
Dear Doctor: Are there any benefits to testosterone therapy for older men who have osteoporosis of the spine and hip? I understand that it comes with an increased chance of prostate cancer. Dear Reader: These are smart questions to ask. …
Low testosterone may be to blame for men who have noticed their energy levels dropping or others who have been acting sad or even grumpy. When Karl Rothermel was in his mid 30s, he says he felt rundown instead of feeling in his prime. …
The news that you’re wondering about was actually a series of seven coordinated studies published in JAMA that involved 12 academic medical centers. They looked at the impact of testosterone therapy in hundreds of men 65 and older …
Long before Ponce de Leon went slogging through the Florida swamp, people have been searching for a magic potion to ward off aging. The first written remedy, recorded by ancient scholars in India, focused on improving men’s testicular …