Tag: testosterone

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Less Severe Erectile Dysfunction

In an observational study of 250 middle-aged men with hypertension and erectile dysfunction, those whose eating patterns more closely matched a Mediterranean diet had significantly...

Testosterone’s Ties to Success May Be a Myth

THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Higher levels of testosterone don’t give men or women an edge in life, claims a new study that...

Lower Testosterone in Men Tied to Severe COVID Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While men have been shown to have greater risk of COVID-19...

Eating More Fat May Boost Borderline Low Testosterone

“Low-fat diets appear to decrease testosterone levels in men, but further randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm this effect,” the authors of a meta-analysis...

Testosterone Decline After Steroid Abuse Revealed With Biomarker

Levels of insulinlike factor 3 (INSL3) drop noticeably in men who have abused anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), even well after stoppage. The results suggest that...

In Transgender Youth, Obesity Impacts Effects of Sex Steroids on HDL-C

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In transgender and gender-diverse young people receiving sex steroids, obesity exacerbates the decrease in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels and...

Large Study Finds Trans Men on Testosterone at Risk for Blood Clots

Over 10% of transgender men (females transitioning to male) who take testosterone develop high hematocrit levels that could put them at greater risk for a...

Novel Oral Testosterone Therapy Headed to FDA

Marius Pharmaceuticals has submitted a new drug application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration for Kyzatrex, an oral testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). With this...

FDA OKs First Oral Hormone Tx for Advanced Prostate Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved an oral form of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) known as relugolix (Orgovyx) for the treatment of...

How I Doubled My Testosterone Levels Naturally

What Is Testosterone? Testosterone is an anabolic hormone connected with building muscle mass, power gains, and physical drive. Opposite to what some might believe, your...

New Oral Testosterone Undecanoate Formulation Restores Normal Testosterone Levels

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new oral testosterone undecanoate formulation can restore testosterone concentrations to normal in hypogonadal men, researchers report. “Effective as other...

The Pros and Cons of Testosterone Therapy

The number of men who take testosterone has dropped dramatically in the past few years, in part because of growing awareness of the risks...