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2011-06-28 09:43:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that a pivotal Phase III Axiron study, published on the Clinical Endocrinology website, showed that Axiron® (testosterone) topical solution CIII, when applied to the underarm, met the primary study objective to restore testosterone levels to the normal range (300 - 1050 ng/dL) in men with low testosterone. In addition, secondary outcomes showed that the treatment of Axiron improved...

2011-06-22 07:33:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- As many as 15 percent of men have varicoceles, masses of enlarged and dilated veins in the testicles. There is new evidence that varicoceles, long known to be a cause of male infertility, interfere with the production of testosterone -- a crucial hormone to maintaining men's health. Researchers discovered microsurgery that can increase testosterone levels in men with varicoceles. "Varicoceles are a much more serious problem than previously thought. Low testosterone...

2011-06-16 21:20:36

Research led by NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell also shows that surgery for the condition can increase testosterone levels; findings have wide implications for clinical practice As many as 15 percent of men have varicoceles, masses of enlarged and dilated veins in the testicles. There is new evidence that varicoceles, long known to be a cause of male infertility, interfere with the production of testosterone -- a crucial hormone to maintaining men's health. There is good news too:...

2011-06-06 14:09:54

Estrogen therapy improves low bone density due to anorexia nervosa in teenage girls with the disease when given as a patch or as a low oral dose that is physiological (close to the form or amount of estrogen the body makes naturally). These results of a new study are being presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. A large proportion of adolescents with this eating disorder have low bone density and therefore are at an increased risk of fractures, said...

2011-05-03 07:27:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Findings from the first study of its kind measuring the link between daily growth and sleep show the two could be linked. Growth spurts are tied to an increase in total daily hours of sleep as well as an increase in the number of daily sleep bouts, the time from the onset of sleep until awakening. "Little is known about the biology of growth spurts," Michelle Lampl, M.D., Ph.D., and Samuel C. Dobbs professor of anthropology, Emory University, associate director,...

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2011-05-02 11:40:00

Increased bursts of sleep among infants are linked to infant growth spurts in body length, a study published in the journal Sleep found. Instead of relying on parental recall of infant sleep patterns and growth, the study recorded real time data over a duration of a four to 17-month span. Daily sleep patterns of infants were recorded by 23 parents involved in the study, and 5,798 daily recordings were analyzed. The study included fourteen girls and nine boys, with a median age of 12 days, who...

2011-04-29 14:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AndroGel® (testosterone gel) 1.62%, a clear, odorless, gel formulation shown to restore testosterone levels in hypogonadal men with half the volume of gel at the starting dose compared to AndroGel 1%. At the starting dose, the new AndroGel 1.62% contains 40.5 mg of testosterone in two pump presses, whereas AndroGel 1%...

2011-04-01 15:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that Axiron® (testosterone) topical solution is available in pharmacies throughout the United States. Axiron is a prescription medicine used to treat adult males that have low or no testosterone. Safety and efficacy of Axiron in males younger than 18 years of age have not been established. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Axiron on November 23, 2010,...

2011-03-15 15:11:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring 2011 edition of On The Issues Magazine - "The Ecology of Women" - examines how environmental health affects women's lives, particularly the toxins and chemicals that enter our bodies from the air, water, food and consumer products. These toxins are implicated as possible causes of conditions like cancer, early puberty, infertility, miscarriages, and birth defects. "The Ecology of Women" seeks to insert the effects of environmental toxins...

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2011-03-14 09:13:42

Scientists from Monash University have uncovered a new understanding of how male puberty begins. The key to their findings lies with a protein known as SMAD3 and the rate at which it is produced. Researchers, Associate Professor Kate Loveland and Dr Catherine Itman from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have discovered through laboratory testing that half as much SMAD3 protein results in faster maturation than the norm, and an inability to create SMAD3 results in abnormal...


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Testicles
2013-03-04 15:03:13

The testicles are the male reproductive organs that serve as a part of both the nervous and reproductive systems, acting as the ovaries’ counterpart. The testicles work to produce sperm and introduce chemicals such as testosterone. Formation and Orientation There are normally two testicles in the average male anatomy. These can be found in the protective sack called the scrotum. Two phases mark the growth of the testicles. During the embryonic stage, there is a possibility of this...

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