Monthly Archives: October 2015

STUDY OF 83,000 VETERANS FINDS CARDIOVASCULAR BENEFITS TO TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT

Veterans Affairs Research CommunicationsA Veterans Affairs database study of more than 83,000 patients found that men whose low testosterone was restored to normal through gels, patches, or injections had a lower risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause, versus similar men who were not treated.The study also found that men who were …

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THE MILLION WOMEN STUDY

The Million Women Study was conducted by The University of Oxford with the goal of recruiting women in the UK to answer the following questions:What effects do combined oestrogen and progestagen hormone replacement therapy (HRT) preparations have on breast cancer risk?Are breast cancers detected at screening in women who have used HRT or oral contraceptives …

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INJECTION OF TESTOSTERONE MAY BE SAFER AND MORE EFFECTIVE THAN TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION FOR COMBATING LOSS OF MUSCLE AND BONE IN OLDER MEN

The value of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) older men is now being hotly debated. Our study offers comment on two points within that debate: 1) the musculoskeletal benefits of TRT and 2) the cardiovascular (CV) risks of TRT.First, the Endocrine Society’s 2010 guidelines for TRT state that the musculoskeletal effects of testosterone are unproven (Bhasin …

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