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  • Study provides definitive evidence that testosterone replacement makes Type 2 diabetic men more sensitive to insulin

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Men with Type 2 diabetes who have low testosterone levels can benefit significantly from testosterone treatment. That is the conclusion of University at Buffalo researchers who conducted the first randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of testosterone treatment in Type 2 diabetic men that comprehensively investigated the role of insulin resistance and inflammation, before […]

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  • Analysis rejects linkage between testosterone therapy and cardiovascular risk

    Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this month’s Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The therapy has come under widespread scrutiny in recent months, including by a federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel convened last fall. “There’s no good evidence that we could find […]

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  • 5 Signs You Should Have Your Testosterone Levels Checked

    Needing to shave less frequently is one symptom that your testosterone levels may be low. But don’t rush to take extra T without getting the right tests, experts say. (Jose Luis Pelaez, Inc./Blend Images/Corbis) Unless you have a flawless spam filter, you’ve likely received at least one email warning you about the alleged dangers of […]

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  • How a Female Hormone Helps San Diego Testosterone Therapy for Males

    Testosterone replacement therapy in San Diego involves two essential ingredients. The first, of course, is testosterone, which can be injected, applied topically, or both. Testosterone is largely responsible for a lot of definitive male traits such as increased muscle mass, redder blood cells, and a more satisfying time in bed.

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  • Facts and Findings about Low Testosterone among San Diego’s Aging Men

      In a nutshell, San Diego’s population of 1.3 million (not to mention the population of any city around the world) would not have been possible without the help of testosterone. This steroid hormone is responsible for the development of the male reproductive organ and all the characteristics that are associated with it, including the […]

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  • Signs You May Need Testosterone Replacement Therapy in San Diego

      Testosterone production naturally decreases as a man ages. However, there are times when the drop in production can be attributed to medical conditions or genetic predispositions. Regardless of the reason, the fact is that low testosterone levels affect men adversely… and those problems get worse when the condition isn’t treated promptly.

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  • Testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk, study shows

      Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke have caused widespread concern among patients and their families. A new U.S.-based study of more than 25,000 older men shows that testosterone therapy […]

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  • Testosterone Therapy May Be Safe for Prostate Cancer Patients

      Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)is not associated with an increased risk of cancer-specific or all-cause mortality in patients with prostate cancer (PCa), according to a new study. In fact, PCa patients who received TRT had significantly lower death rates than those who did not, researchers reported online ahead of print in The Journal of Sexual Medicine. Additionally, […]

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  • Low Testosterone Associated with Increased Dementia Risk

      Low levels of total and bioavailable testosterone may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in elderly men, according to French investigators. From a cohort of 3,650 men aged 65 years and older, Laure Carcaillon, MD, of Inserm in Villejuif, France, and collaborators compared 105 men with incident dementia and a random sample of […]

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