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Experts warn men to seek testosterone testing   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  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   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   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   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

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