Testosterone Fears Unjustified


Defending Testosterone, Debunking the Myths. This is the name of an article that came out June 4, 2015, in Medscape, by Abraham Morgentaler MD, a physician and researcher looking at testosterone every which way for decades. Dr. Morgentaler says that the effects of low testosterone called "hypogonadism" or "low T" and the benefits of treatment with T has been widely practiced for many years since testosterone replacement was first synthesized in 1935.  But controversy has surrounded T therapy all these years. This shadow of murk over T replacement was based on a single report, later shown to be unreliable, that testosterone [...]

Testosterone Fears Unjustified2019-02-14T12:48:20-06:00

Regular Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy May Lower Testosterone in Unborn Boys


More evidence for fetal origin of adult diseases. Testosterone is not just about sexy stuff, but also protects brain, heart, and more. Prolonged acetaminophen (paracetamol) use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, research has found. Researchers say their findings could help to explain reported links between acetaminophen use in pregnancy and reproductive health problems in young boys. "Prolonged exposure to acetaminophen reduces testosterone production by the human fetal testis in a xenograft model". Science Translational Medicine, 2015; 7 (288): 288ra80 DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa4097

Regular Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy May Lower Testosterone in Unborn Boys2019-02-18T12:21:30-06:00

The Testosterone Wars


An article came out on March 3 2015, in Medscape, an online journal that goes out to many million medical providers, entitled, Testosterone Labels Must Now Note CV (cardiovascular) and Stroke Risks, FDA Says. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now require makers of testosterone products to include two statements on each label. Clearly describe the “approved” uses of these medications. Clearly present the warning that use of this product possibly increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. What did the FDA base these statements on? A team of experts wanted to know. Dr. A. Morgentaler, a urologist from [...]

The Testosterone Wars2019-02-13T11:19:32-06:00

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