Androgens and depression: a review and update

Purpose of review The aim of this study is to summarize recently published literature examining androgens and depression. Recent findings The impact of androgen levels, androgen replacement therapy and pharmacologic androgen deprivation on depression and depressive symptoms remain active areas of investigation. Recent publications support the finding that testosterone replacement therapy in men with low testosterone may improve depression, and that androgen deprivation therapy in men with prostate cancer may contribute to depression. Summary We review the recent literature on androgens and depression and highlight key developments.
Source: Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity - Category: Endocrinology Tags: ANDROGENS: Edited by David Handelsman Source Type: research

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Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
, Jacobo-García K, Cossio-Aranda J Abstract Heart failure (HF) is a syndrome characterized basically by a circulatory deficit to cover the metabolic and energetic demands of the body. This condition has a broad spectrum in its clinical presentation, affects the quality of life significantly, impacts the family/social environment, and generates a great demand for health services. The purpose of this research is to report the situational diagnose of patients with HF in Mexico. We evaluated 292 patients, 70.2% were men. Average age was 56.7 ± 14.3 years. Ischemic heart disease is the main etiology (98 p...
Source: Archivos de Cardiologia de Mexico - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arch Cardiol Mex Source Type: research
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Source: Scandinavian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Scand J Urol Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
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Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
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Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev Source Type: research
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