Testosterone Therapy for Hypogonadism May Cut Risk for CV Events
MONDAY, July 19, 2021 -- Testosterone therapy may reduce the risk for cardiovascular events in men with low testosterone and other cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study presented at the annual congress of the European Association of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Testosterone imbalance symptoms and 5 ways to raise your levels naturally
TESTOSTERONE levels have dropped at least 20 percent in the last 20 years with more and more younger men suffering the effects of low testosterone. Here's how to raise testosterone levels naturally. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Men's Testosterone Play Role in COVID Survival?
MONDAY, July 12, 2021 -- Men with low testosterone levels have a much higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, a new study from Italy finds. The study included nearly 300 symptomatic male COVID-19 patients who arrived at the emergency... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Testosterone Replacement Shows CV Benefit in Hypogonadal Men Testosterone Replacement Shows CV Benefit in Hypogonadal Men
Among men with hypogonadism who received testosterone replacement every 3 months, cardiovascular parameters were better and there were fewer deaths from heart attacks of strokes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low Testosterone Linked to Worse COVID Outcome Low Testosterone Linked to Worse COVID Outcome
Hypogonadism present at hospital admission for COVID-19 is independently associated with poor outcome, finds a new study from Italy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Men with with low testosterone six times more likely to die from Covid - symptoms to spot
THE UK is still in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, despite vaccinations severely weakening the link between transmission and hospitalisation. With highly transmissible new variants in our midst, this is not the time for complacency. New research has found men with low testosterone more likely to die from COVID-19 - how do I know if I have low testosterone levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Problems are Ciliopathies Associated With?
Discussion Nephronophthisis (NPHP) one cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) usually occurring before age 30 years. NPHP is a non-motile ciliopathy affecting cellular sensing in the renal tubular epithelium. See To Learn More below. The incidence varies according to location with 1:1 million in the US but 1:50,000 in Finland. There are 3 subtypes: Infantile Occurs usually within 1 year of life Enlarged kidneys and severe hypertension In utero can have oligohydramnios problems such as pulmonary hypoplasia, facial dysmorphisms, limb contractures Extra-renal problems include congenital heart disease, liver fibrosis, recur...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

e-ECE: Testosterone Therapy Mitigates NAFLD in Obese Men With FH, T2D
THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 -- Testosterone therapy can improve non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese men with functional hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented May 25 at the 23rd European Congress of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Low testosterone levels linked to severe COVID risk in men: Study
The researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in the US noted that low levels of the hormone could simply serve as a marker of some other causal factors. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testosterone Might Influence COVID Severity in Men
WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 -- Low testosterone levels may increase men's risk of severe COVID-19, according to a new study. On average, men fare worse with COVID-19 than women. " During the pandemic, there has been a prevailing notion that testosterone... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For men, low testosterone means high risk of severe COVID-19
(Washington University School of Medicine) A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that, among men, low testosterone levels in the blood are linked to more severe COVID-19. The study contradicts widespread assumptions that higher testosterone may explain why men, on average, develop more severe COVID-19 than women do. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eating More Fat May Boost Borderline Low Testosterone Eating More Fat May Boost Borderline Low Testosterone
' If somebody has low testosterone, particularly borderline, they could try increasing their fat intake, maybe on a Mediterranean diet, and see if that works,'the author of a meta-analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study finds oral testosterone therapy undecanoate is effective, with no liver toxicity
(The Endocrine Society) An industry-supported study of an oral testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), testosterone undecanoate (TU, brand name Jatenzo) finds it is an effective, long-term treatment for men with low testosterone levels, with no evidence of liver toxicity. The findings are being presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marius Pharmaceuticals Receives PDUFA Date for Kyzatrex NDA for Treatment of Hypogonadism
RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2021– Marius Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of October 31, 2021 for the review of the Kyzatrex® New... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - March 11, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Jab that perks up a man's love life... and may help ward off type 2 diabetes
A new study shows that having testosterone jabs every three months could prevent diabetes type 2 from developing in at risk overweight men who also have low testosterone levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marius Pharmaceuticals Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for Kyzatrex Next-generation Oral Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Male Patients with Hypogonadism
Raleigh, N.C., Jan. 5, 2021— Marius Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on treating conditions that are primarily associated with testosterone deficiency, today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 5, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hypogonadism and Male Sexual Health Certification Hypogonadism and Male Sexual Health Certification
This article provides a brief nursing certification test prep on the topics of hypogonadism and male sexual health.Urologic Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Testosterone: An Option for Weight Loss in Obesity With Hypogonadism Testosterone: An Option for Weight Loss in Obesity With Hypogonadism
Testosterone therapy in men with both morbid obesity and low testosterone is effective at sustaining weight loss over 11 years and might be an alternative to bariatric surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Testosterone, mood, behaviour and quality of life - Zitzmann M.
Testosterone plays a pivotal role in maintaining balance within the multi-dimensional psychological network of mood, behaviour, self-perception and perceived quality of life in men of any age. Apart from classical forms of hypogonadism, low testosterone co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prescribers Should Restrict the Use of Non-FDA-Approved Compounded Bioidentical Hormones, Except for Specific Medical Circumstances
The use of compounded bioidentical hormone therapies (cBHTs) — an increasingly popular approach to relieve symptoms of menopause and male hypogonadism — should be limited to the small number of patients who cannot benefit from an FDA-approved hormone therapy product, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Low testosterone in men may be linked to increased mortality risk from COVID-19
New research suggests men with low testosterone levels may be more likely to die from COVID-19 than women.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Male coronavirus patients with low testosterone levels are MORE likely to die from COVID-19
Researchers assessed the hormone levels of the first 45 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patients who were admitted to the ICU at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testosterone replacement in hypogonadal men during inpatient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical pilot study - Ripley DL, Gerber D, Pretz C, Weintraub AH, Wierman ME.
BACKGROUND: Endocrinopathy, including hypogonadism, is common following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Prior evidence suggests hypogonadism is associated with poorer function. OBJECTIVE: Determine the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of testosteron... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Uncertain association between concussion and hypogonadism - Lopez J, Ghuman M.
To the Editor The study by Grashow et al on the association of a history of concussion symptoms with self-reported low testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction (ED) seems to suggest that concussion leads to persistent pituitary damage. The body of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Uncertain association between concussion and hypogonadism-Reply - Grashow R, Miller KK, Roberts AL.
In Reply We thank Lopez and Ghuman for their comments about our study demonstrating significant associations between concussion symptoms and self-reported low testosterone levels or erectile dysfunction (ED) among former professional US-style football ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Long-term Opioid Use in Men Linked to Hypogonadism Long-term Opioid Use in Men Linked to Hypogonadism
Maximum morphine equivalent daily dose and the odds of developing hypogonadism in men taking long-term opioids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ACP Guideline Addresses Age-related Low Testosterone
The AAFP has endorsed the American College of Physicians'clinical practice guideline on treating adult men with age-related low testosterone, which recommends initiating testosterone treatment only for those experiencing sexual dysfunction. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - January 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Testosterone treatment recommended only for men experiencing sexual dysfunction
Testosterone treatment recommended only for men with age-related low testosterone and experiencing sexual dysfunction, according to the new guideline published by the American College of Physicians (ACP) in theAnnals of Internal Medicine.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Guideline for Testosterone Treatment in Men With'Low T'New Guideline for Testosterone Treatment in Men With'Low T '
A clinical guideline from the American College of Physicians advises that clinicians should initiate testosterone treatment in men with age-related low testosterone only to manage sexual dysfunction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

New Guidelines for Treatment of Low Testosterone
New Guideline for Testosterone Treatment in Men With 'Low T' (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Guideline Issued for Testosterone Therapy in Adult Men
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- In a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline, published online Jan. 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented for testosterone treatment in men with age-related low testosterone. Susan J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about testosterone injections
Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for transgender men and nonbinary people. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Increased VTE Risk With Testosterone Therapy Increased VTE Risk With Testosterone Therapy
Men with and without hypogonadism have an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with testosterone therapy, according to a case-crossover study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Testosterone therapy reduces fat mass following cancer treatment
Testosterone therapy decreases fat mass and risk for cardiac disease in male cancer survivors with low testosterone levels, according to a study published inPLOS Medicine.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Testosterone Therapy Tied to Increase in Short-Term VTE Risk
TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 -- For men with and without hypogonadism, testosterone therapy is associated with an increased short-term risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online Nov. 11 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Rob F.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young male cancer survivors may benefit from testosterone replacement
(PLOS) In young male cancer survivors with low testosterone levels, testosterone replacement therapy is associated with an improvement in body composition, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Richard Ross of University of Sheffield, UK, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hypogonadism | Medscape Hypogonadism | Medscape
Male hypogonadism, or testosterone deficiency, results either from a disorder of the testes (primary hypogonadism) or of the hypothalamus or pituitary glands (secondary hypogonadism). Causes of primary hypogonadism include Klinefelter's syndrome, undescended testicles, and hemochromatosis. Secondary hypogonadism can be due to aging, increasing body mass index, and/or type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Screening for Opioid-Related Low Testosterone Underused
THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- More men with long-term opioid use are screened for low testosterone than men taking opioids for a short period of time; however, given the known link between opioid use and low testosterone, these rates were still lower... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Low Testosterone (Low-T)
Title: Low Testosterone (Low-T)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/14/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - September 11, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Screening rates for opioid-induced low testosterone in men lower than expected
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch have found a low rate of screening and treatment for low testosterone levels in men taking opioids, in a study published inMayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality& Outcomes.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Football concussions tied to middle-age erectile dysfunction
(Reuters Health) - Former professional U.S. football players with a history of concussions may be more likely to experience low testosterone and erectile dysfunction later in life, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

NFL Concussions Linked to Low Testosterone, Erectile Dysfunction NFL Concussions Linked to Low Testosterone, Erectile Dysfunction
Researchers make a strong play that multiple concussions in former football players are associated with a greater likelihood of lower testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction later in life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Concussion Symptom History Tied to Low Testosterone Levels
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 -- There is an association between the number of concussion symptoms at the time of injury and the odds of reporting indicators of low testosterone level and erectile dysfunction among former football players, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Association of concussion symptoms with testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction in former professional US-style football players - Grashow R, Weisskopf MG, Miller KK, Nathan DM, Zafonte R, Speizer FE, Courtney TK, Baggish A, Taylor HA, Pascual-Leone A, Nadler LM, Roberts AL.
IMPORTANCE: Small studies suggest that head trauma in men may be associated with low testosterone levels and sexual dysfunction through mechanisms that likely include hypopituitarism secondary to ischemic injury and pituitary axonal tract damage. Athletes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Concussions May Leave Former NFL Players With Another Issue: Impotence
MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 -- Low testosterone is not something most people typically associate with NFL players. But repeated concussions from professional football appear to be damaging the sex life of players, causing erectile dysfunction and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Klinefelter syndrome: many men have an extra X chromosome – but it is rarely diagnosed
The genetic condition is one of the most common in the UK and may be a leading cause of infertility in men. Why does it so often go untreated?Three years ago, Paul (not his real name), now 31, went to the doctor with stomach pains. His blood test came back with low testosterone levels. “We went to see a urologist and he said bluntly that we wouldn’t have any options to have kids with my sperm – we would have to use a donor or adopt,” he says. “My wife immediately burst into tears.” The couple had been trying for a child since they married in 2015. Paul was also devasta ted. “It put...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ammar Kalia Tags: Health & wellbeing Genetics Biology Science Fertility problems Society Source Type: news

What Does the General Pediatrician Do When There Are Concerns for a Rare Disease?
Discussion Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare disorder. It is usually considered an autosomal recessive disorder but there is significant intra-familial variability. There are multiple genes (~20 currently) involved and it is believed that the phenotypic variability is due to “…differences in the total mutational load across different BBS associated genes….” It is a ciliopathy where mutation changes in proteins in the cilias causes problems in the cilia’s functioning particularly signaling. Cilia are important in signaling to maintain tissue and cellular homeostasis. Obviously screening o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 19, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Replacement of Male Mini-Puberty Replacement of Male Mini-Puberty
Is daily treatment with LH/FSH a safe and effective option for infants with congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 -- For aging men with low testosterone levels, testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may increase the risk of cardiovascular events, especially in the first two years of use, according to a study published in the September... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can increase men's risk of stroke and heart attack
(Elsevier) Aging men with low testosterone levels who take testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) are at a slightly greater risk of experiencing an ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or myocardial infarction, especially during the first two years of use, reports a study appearing in The American Journal of Medicine, published by Elsevier. The findings confirm concerns voiced by many health agencies about the potential risks associated with the treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news