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Testosterone Therapy: The Controversy Continues
For a relatively new treatment, testosterone therapy has already generated more than its share of controversy. While testosterone has been…
The percentage of men using testosterone therapy has drastically decreased in recent years as the treatment has been linked to…
Quick Hits: Ibuprofen and Male Fertility, Prostate Cancer Treatment Distress & More
Men may have a greater risk of fertility issues if they take high doses of the pain reliever ibuprofen over…
Laura Arrowsmith knows what it’s like to go through gender transitioning. She struggled to find a provider willing to prescribe…
Television Ads Prompt Surge in Low T Scripts Despite Safety, Efficacy Concerns
Advertisements for low testosterone gels, better known as low T, have plastered the airwaves for years. Now there’s evidence that…
Episode 10: Disease Mongering
This week, Su Robotti and Jonathan Block discuss Disease Mongering. That’s when pharmaceutical companies take an everyday discomfort and promote…
Prostate Cancer Treatment May Increase Depression Risk
Developing depression is a side effect for some people who take a common therapy to treat prostate cancer. Androgen deprivation…
Acetaminophen may reduce testosterone production in the male offspring according to a mice examination by the University of Edinburgh. When…
Propecia was heralded as a major breakthrough for the 50 million men suffering from male pattern baldness when it hit…
Testosterone No Help for Androgen-Deficient Women
Healthy women with low androgen levels don’t need testosterone therapy, according to a new guidance published in the Journal of…
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