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Is testosterone a useful addition to diabetes risk models?

Observational data suggest that testosterone levels in men may be a reversible risk factor for T2D and therefore inclusion of testosterone may enhance the performance of current type 2 diabetes risk tools. There are currently at least seven risk models … Continue reading

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Working towards better cancer data collection

In 'The Healthy Male' Spring 2015 issue: Cancer Australia, in partnership with Andrology Australia, has been developing national data set specifications for prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

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Considering the risks of testosterone therapy

Recent research points to an increased risk of cardiovascular events associated with testosterone therapy, but these are not the only adverse side-effects of taking testosterone.

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Can testosterone boost prevent diabetes in older men?

1500 men aged 50-74 needed for a national study to determine the effectiveness of weight-loss and testosterone replacement in preventing type 2 diabetes.

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Expert video: Diabetes and Androgens

Men with type 2 diabetes frequently have lower total testosterone levels than non-diabetic men of a similar age.

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The relationship between diabetes and male hormones

In this new video, Andrology Australia’s Medical Advisor A/Professor Carolyn Allan discusses the problematic relationship between male hormones and diabetes View the video See also A/Professor Allan’s recent column in Medical Observer on the same topic: The importance of blood … Continue reading

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Six revised fact sheets released

Andrology Australia has recently updated its fact sheets on Androgen (Testosterone) Deficiency, Diabetes and male reproductive health, Gynaecomastia, Male pattern hair loss, PSA testing, and Prostatitis.

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Ageing not linked to drop in testosterone levels: Radio National Health Report

It’s commonly believed that men’s testosterone levels drop as they age, but Australian research suggests that’s not true. A new study finds that a drop in testosterone levels over time is more likely to result from a man’s behavioral and … Continue reading

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Promotion-driven testosterone prescription on the rise

                Promotion of myths like ‘andropause’ or ‘male menopause’ has caused a significant rise in testosterone prescription, according to a paper published in this week’s Medical Journal of Australia. Key author of the … Continue reading

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