Medications

Hormone therapy no cure-all for 'low T' in aging men

Testosterone therapy ads promise to help aging men recapture their vitality, decrease body fat and enhance libido. But hormone treatments—while medically necessary for some men—aren't meant to be a fountain of youth, ...

Health

Men with erectile dysfunction may face higher risk of death

Men with erectile dysfunction have a higher risk of death, regardless of their testosterone levels, suggests a study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting, and publication in a special ...

Medical research

Testosterone levels affect risk of metabolic disease and cancers

Having genetically higher testosterone levels increases the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes in women, while reducing the risk in men. Higher testosterone levels also increase the risks of breast and endometrial ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Teens with obesity and PCOS have more 'unhealthy' bacteria

Teens with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more "unhealthy" gut bacteria suggesting the microbiome may play a role in the disorder, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal ...

Health

Low-fat diet linked to lower testosterone levels in men

For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets—specifically a low-fat diet—may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone, ...

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