Doctors have been advised to exercise caution when prescribing testosterone treatment for older men with low testosterone and a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a position statement published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Research into Type 2 Diabetes conducted by Western Sydney University has for the first time established a range of clinical thresholds for testosterone levels in men associated with developing diabetes.
Relaxin is the hormone that aids women to give birth ndash; produced by the ovariesnbsp;during pregnancy it ensures that the pelvic ligaments soften, for a brief time, longnbsp;enough to push the baby out.
A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide say addictive behaviour such as drug and alcohol abuse could be associated with poor development of the so-called love hormone system in our bodies during early childhood.
Oxytocin, also known as the love hormonersquo;, could provide a new treatment for anorexia nervosa, according to new research by a team of British and Korean scientists. nbsp;
An international team of researchers led by an endocrinologist at LMU has identified genetic mutations that result in uncontrolled synthesis and secretion of the stress hormone cortisol.
Taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home was linked to less insomniamdash;but not to fewer or less bothersome hot flashes or night sweats. The link between yoga and better sleep was the only statistically significant finding in this MsFLASH (Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health) Network randomized controlled trial.
A study by MGH researchers finds that some of the symptoms often seen in middle-aged men ndash; changes in body composition, energy, strength and sexual function ndash; are caused not only by decreases in testosterone production but also by reduced levels of estrogen.