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Low testosterone may be linked to metabolic syndrome
Date: 2011-12-19 17:08:47
Testosterone blood tests may benefit men who suffer from metabolic syndrome, as a new study has found that men with low levels of the hormone experience improved metabolic health when they receive testosterone supplements.... Full Story

Decreased sexual function may be a result of low testosterone
Date: 2011-11-08 16:45:51
Many men begin to experience a decrease in sexual desire as they begin to age, and most individuals simply accept these types of issues as a normal part of the aging process. However, a testosterone test may reveal other another cause for the issue.... Full Story

Genetic variation may produce low testosterone levels
Date: 2011-10-07 16:00:07
Testosterone testing is helping to reveal the true number of men who have low levels of the hormone. Medical professionals are finding that the number may be a good deal higher than previously thought. New research suggests that this may be largely the result of genetic differences.... Full Story

New study links low testosterone in men to higher heart attack risk
Date: 2011-10-06 15:41:23
Higher levels of testosterone may be associated with a lower risk of suffering a heart attack, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Testosterone testing may alert men to potentially dangerous deficiencies of the hormone, allowing them take steps to correct the problem.... Full Story

Shift work associated with higher cortisol levels
Date: 2011-10-03 15:40:48
Individuals who do shift work may benefit from cortisol testing, as new research suggests that working overnight even for relatively short amounts of time in early adulthood may lead to long-term elevation of the stress hormone.... Full Story

Experts recommend more men seek testosterone testing
Date: 2011-08-17 15:49:04
Testosterone in men has a major influence over their quality of life, but a growing number of individuals are experiencing low levels of this important hormone. For this reason, experts recommend that men should make testosterone testing a part of their regular healthcare.... Full Story

More men than ever may have low testosterone
Date: 2011-08-08 16:05:05
There are many potential therapies for low hormone levels in men, but without testosterone testing, individuals may never know if they have unhealthy levels of the compound, which is connected to a broad array of health issues.... Full Story

Yoga helps women deal with pain of fibromyalgia
Date: 2011-07-27 14:31:43
Women who suffer from fibromyalgia - a painful condition affecting the muscles and overall energy levels - may experience improved cortisol test results simply by participating in yoga, according to new research out of York University. Cortisol levels are considered an important component of the condition.... Full Story

Testosterone linked to protection from inflammation
Date: 2011-07-26 15:22:19
Both men and women may benefit from testosterone testing, as new research published in the FASEB Journal indicates that the hormone plays an important role in fighting inflammation and its associated diseases.... Full Story

New case study offers guidance on treating testosterone deficiency
Date: 2011-07-20 14:15:53
Many men suffer the symptoms of hormone deficiencies for many years before seeking testosterone testing to confirm the problem. The reason for this is that most people are unaware that loss of energy and sex drive are not necessarily normal parts of aging, rather they are often aspects of a treatable condition.... Full Story

Cortisol levels may underlie children’s behavior
Date: 2011-07-08 15:08:26
Cortisol testing may help parents understand how their children will react under stress, as a new study has shown that bold and impulsive youngsters are more likely to have low levels of the stress hormone when put in uncomfortable situations.... Full Story

New product may improve testosterone deficiency
Date: 2011-07-01 13:33:27
Testosterone tests that reveal a deficiency become much more common as men get older, often bringing along with them side effects that can change a man's quality of life. However, addressing the problem could be as simple as applying deodorant in the morning.... Full Story

Experts warn men to seek testosterone testing
Date: 2011-06-16 15:54:01
Most people are familiar with the hormonal changes that women go through during menopause, but few are aware that men undergo similar disruptions in their hormone balance as they age. Yet, these changes can result in a decreased quality of life and occasionally diseases. For this reason, many health experts recommend testosterone testing for men as they grow older.... Full Story

Testosterone levels not associated with age
Date: 2011-06-09 11:37:03
It is often thought that testosterone levels naturally decrease in men as they get older. However, one researcher is saying that low testosterone test results are likely a symptom of deteriorating general health, and are not necessarily connected to age.... Full Story

Higher testosterone levels may support healthy cognitive function in aging women
Date: 2011-06-08 13:00:55
Women who are struggling with memory problems after going through menopause may benefit from undergoing testosterone testing. A new study from a team of Australian researchers suggests that higher levels of the male sex hormone may help protect memory as females age.... Full Story

Higher leptin levels may be associated with improvement in depression patients
Date: 2011-06-08 12:59:36
Women who have been shown through leptin testing to have higher levels of the appetite-suppressing hormone may be less likely to experience depression, according to a new study out of the Massachusetts General Hospital.... Full Story

Losing weight helps obese men improve testosterone levels
Date: 2011-06-07 11:46:09
Many men receive low testosterone test results due to excess weight. This can interfere with many aspects of their quality of life. However, a new study suggests that simply losing the extra pounds may result in a rebound in testosterone levels.... Full Story

Stress hormones are higher in children of parents who suffer from bipolar disorder
Date: 2011-05-09 11:16:47
Cortisol testing may be important for children of bipolar parents. A group of Concordia University researchers is urging parents with the mental disorder to monitor stress levels in their children after conducting a study, which found that these young people often have elevated cortisol levels.... Full Story

Testosterone deficiencies increase risk of death in men with diabetes
Date: 2011-04-15 12:53:23
A testosterone test may provide men with type 2 diabetes a glimpse of their risk of dying young. New research has connected untreated deficiencies of the hormone to a higher risk of death among this group.... Full Story

Leptin may improve fertility in women with low body fat
Date: 2011-04-06 14:52:45
Leptin testing may reveal why some women who have extremely low body weight become infertile, as a new study from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has shown that low levels of the hormone may be the reason for disruptions in their menstrual cycle.... Full Story

Yoga can help individuals manage stress levels
Date: 2011-02-28 13:32:48
Individuals who have received cortisol test results showing high levels of stress may benefit from taking a yoga class. The findings of a new study from Johns Hopkins University indicate that the practice is affective at helping people manage stress.... Full Story

Higher testosterone levels associated with increased autism risk
Date: 2011-02-24 13:01:09
Rates of autism are as much as four times higher in males than females. Testosterone testing is helping scientists understand why this is. It may also enable parents to get a glimpse of their child's specific risk of developing the condition.... Full Story

Study clarifies link between cortisol levels and problem behavior
Date: 2011-02-11 14:54:47
Cortisol testing may help parents explain the problem behavior of their children, as a new study from a team of Concordia University researchers has found that abnormal levels of the stress hormone are closely tied to behavioral problems in adolescents.... Full Story

High levels of testosterone impair empathy
Date: 2011-02-10 13:53:26
Women have long accused their male partners of not caring about their feelings. Now, a new study suggests that testosterone testing may help get to the bottom of why women feel compelled to make these accusations.... Full Story

Workers with responsibility are more likely to have high stress
Date: 2011-01-27 13:35:15
Workers who are heavily invested in their jobs are more likely to receive elevated cortisol test results for stress, which may increase their risk for a number of dangerous complications, say experts from Canada's Center for Addiction and Mental Health.... Full Story

FDA approves new testosterone therapy
Date: 2011-01-07 12:48:00
Men who have received low testosterone test results may soon have a new treatment option that could enable them to improve their hormone levels and cut their risk for a range of chronic diseases.... Full Story

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