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2011-05-31 06:55:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Carter of Atlanta Liposuction and Medical Spas - http://atlanta-liposuction.com - announced the addition of low testosterone treatment for males to his services. Low testosterone treatment has become in demand as awareness about andropause, known as "male menopause," has increased. Men are realizing there is an answer to the symptoms of aging they are experiencing. They want to achieve and maintain the virility and vitality that they see...

2011-02-01 17:49:02

Elsevier announced today the publication of two further important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/ ) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women. EMAS is providing clear guidance in its position statements covering both hormone and non hormone therapy (HT) options as well as complementary and alternative therapies . The latest two position statements cover the management...

2010-10-20 13:16:26

Low serum testosterone and increased mortality in men with coronary heart disease Low testosterone levels seem to be linked to a heightened risk of premature death from heart disease and all causes, suggests research published online in Heart. The finding refutes received wisdom that the hormone is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The researchers base their findings on 930 men, all of whom had coronary artery heart disease, and had been referred to a specialist heart centre between...

2010-09-02 12:27:48

Elsevier announced today the publication of four important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women. The statements cover the management of the menopause in the context of obesity, epilepsy, endometriosis and premature ovarian failure. Each statement has summary recommendations as a quick aid for the busy clinician. "The expanding...

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2010-08-20 13:25:00

While most frequently associated with women's health, age-related hormone changes, often dubbed menopause, can occur in men as well, causing symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, decreased desire for sex, hair loss, lack of concentration and weight gain. Experts estimate that more than 5 million men are affected, yet worry the number may be considerably higher since symptoms are frequently ignored. Male hypogonadism, as it's referred to in the medical community, occurs when the testicles do not...

2010-08-20 10:24:00

Low testosterone levels to blame for low libido, fatigue and weight gain CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most frequently associated with women's health, age-related hormone changes, often dubbed menopause, can occur in men as well, causing symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, decreased desire for sex, hair loss, lack of concentration and weight gain. Experts estimate that more than 5 million men are affected, yet worry the number may be considerably higher since symptoms...

2010-06-17 13:04:27

Scientists have for the first time identified the symptoms associated with what has been termed late-onset hypogonadism or 'male menopause' caused by a reduction in testosterone production in ageing men. But the researchers say that unlike the female menopause, which affects all women, the male menopause is relatively rare, affecting only 2% of elderly men, and is often linked to poor general health and obesity. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, should provide...

2010-06-03 13:43:39

Use of testosterone for 'male menopause' questionable says DTB The use of synthetic testosterone to combat symptoms of the so-called "male menopause" is questionable, given that it's not clear whether such a syndrome exists, and that the evidence of the hormone's effectiveness in these circumstances is inconclusive, says the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Unlike the menopause in women, where levels of the female hormone oestrogen plummet and production stops almost completely, in...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a synthetic menopause treatment method available to women suffering from symptoms of menopause. While this treatment is effective, it has been linked to serious diseases such as breast cancer. Because of that, many women have chosen not to risk their health with HRT treatments. The risks associated with HRT are simply too great for many women. In the past, women have resigned themselves to suffering menopause...

2010-02-22 08:48:06

A new study has found that many male cancer survivors who develop testosterone deficiency after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy have an impaired quality of life and reduced energy levels. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study suggests that young male cancer survivors with testosterone deficiency may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy. Testosterone deficiency is a late side effect of radiation therapy and...