Testosterone No Help for Androgen-Deficient Women

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Healthy women with low androgen levels don’t need testosterone therapy, according to a new guidance published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Margaret Wierman, MD, of the University of Colorado in Aurora, and colleagues reviewed two systematic reviews of published data and considered several other existing meta-analyses and trials, concluding that there’s no reason to diagnose androgen deficiency in women. ViaMedPage Today. Posted October 26, 2014.

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Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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