Category Archives: Hormone Research

Testosterone Therapy Shown to Have Protective Effects

Recent studies have shown that testosterone has a protective effect in men with low testosterone levels.  Even for men who have few or no symptoms of low testosterone, replacement may be essential to prevent certain conditions such as prostate cancer.… Continue reading »

Testosterone Improves Sexual Function in Older Men

A recently published trial has shown that testosterone replacement in older men can improve sexual function. (Effects of Tesotosterone Ttreatment in Older Men, Snyder PJ et al. N Engl J Med. 2016) 790 men, aged over 65 years old… Continue reading »

Is Addyi the New Female Viagra?

There is no doubt that there is a need for a female version of ‘Viagra’ with one in 10 women in the US lacking sexual desire to an extent that it impacts their quality of life.  With this in mind… Continue reading »

Female Sex Drive in the Spotlight

The female sex drive has recently been a topic for discussion after Australia’s favourite science show Catalyst aired a feature on the subject (ABC1, 3/11/15).  Host Jonica Newby delved into the science behind why women seem to lose their sex… Continue reading »

Latest News on Testosterone and Heart Risk

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has released a position statement on the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and cardiovascular (heart) risk. This follows the publication of two papers which raised concerns about the cardiovascular safety of testosterone… Continue reading »

New Clinical Study For AndroFeme

At Hormone Solutions we continue to be involved in clinical trials and studies around the world. The latest study to be undertaken will look at what is the optimum application advice for AndroFeme® (An open-label, phase 2, single centre, Continue reading »

Testosterone, Obesity and Weight Loss

With a steady rise in the number of people who are classified as obese it is no wonder that the medical community is looking for novel approaches to weight loss. Healthy lifestyle changes are recommended but the rate of relapse… Continue reading »

Double Standards For Female Sexual Dysfunction

While there are several therapies and treatments for male sexual dysfunction those for women are still lacking. The good news is the tides may be changing with the support of the FDA following a Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting in October… Continue reading »

Borderline T Levels Linked With Depression

Depression rates are high among men referred for borderline testosterone according to research presented at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting (March 2015, San Diego). Michael Scott Irwig MD, and colleagues analyzed men with borderline testosterone levels. They looked at 200… Continue reading »

Klinefelter’s Syndrome – Too Often Overlooked

The cover story of this months edition of Endocrinology Today (Feb 2015) features Klinefelter’s Syndrome. With around one in 450 males affected by KS and only 70% diagnosed, the aim of this article is to raise awareness within the… Continue reading »

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