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Testosterone Capsule Gets FDA Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral form of testosterone.
Take Heart: Low T Treatment Didn't Hurt Arteries
More and more men are receiving testosterone treatment as they age, leading to more and more questions about the benefits and risks of this practice. One such question might have just gotten an answer.
In Low T Patients, an Unexpected Hormone Therapy Benefit
Older men with low T may wind up reaping some unexpected benefits from hormone therapy.
How Even Borderline Low T Might Affect Your Health
Even if you're close to having low testosterone but not quite there, you still might encounter some related health problems.
Testosterone and Men’s Health: Controversy Unraveled
Testosterone treatment — what’s a guy to do? This therapy is under heavy scrutiny because of fears that it may increase heart disease risks. Those fears, however, may be unfounded.
Low T May Worsen Heart Risks in Men With Diabetes
Diabetes and low testosterone may each increase the risk of heart disease. Having both may push that risk even higher.
FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Rx Use
Concerned about a potential increased risk of heart-related conditions, a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee has suggested limits to the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).
Nasal Gel for Low Testosterone Gets FDA Approval
Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: TRL) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natesto™ (testosterone), formerly CompleoTRT™, to treat men with low testosterone.
Many Men Starting Testosterone Treatment Needlessly
Testosterone levels naturally decrease as a man ages. Many men have been using testosterone therapy to combat these declining levels. A new study looked at the increase in testosterone therapy and the men using it.
Men's Hormone Therapy May Be Risky for the Heart
Properly balanced hormones deliver benefits such as strong bones and healthy sexual function. Restoring natural hormones lost due to illness or aging with hormone supplements is an option, but it may carry risks.