ClinicalTrials.gov summary of Testosterone for HIV-Positive Men With Reduced Serum Testosterone Levels and Abdominal Fat
Testosterone for HIV-Positive Men With Reduced Serum Testosterone Levels and Abdominal Fat The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.
Hypogonadism in adult males is characterized by low serum (blood) testosterone levels, as well as one or several of following symptoms: Decreased facial and body hair; Increase in abdominal fat; Loss of bone mass (osteoporosis) and Grinspoon, S. “Diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men
The European Male Aging Study (EMAS) found that the combination of low serum testosterone (<317 ng/dl or 11 nmol/L) and three sexual symptoms (occurring in 2.1% of the men) in men aged 40-79 years was associated with lower hemoglobin levels, heel bone mineral density, muscle mass, and physical performance .
Testosterone Replacement in Men who are HIV-Positive Adrian S. Dobs, MD, MHS • Reduced or diminished • Sexual development • Libido • Spontaneous erections Lower Testosterone Levels Associated with Higher All-Cause Mortality Araujo et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96
Good News for HIV-Positive Men with Low Testosterone Levels. By: Tyler Curry November 17th, 2014. Tags: Low Testosterone, HIV/AIDS, Cardiovascular Disease. There is good news for HIV-positive men who are in the majority of those who suffer from low testosterone. You may have previously heard of reports that men who use testosterone …
High prevalence of low testosterone among younger and middle-aged ART-treated men in France. Michael Carter. Published: 24 January 2017. Around one in six young and middle-aged HIV-positive men doing well on antiretroviral therapy (ART) had low testosterone levels,
Summary of “Low serum testosterone is associated with adverse outcome in men with cirrhosis independent of the MELD score.” Low serum testosterone has been retrospectively associated with mortality in men on the liver transplant waitlist. The impact of testosterone deficiency on other outcomes has
Use of Androgens in HIV-Infected Men and Women. Steven K. Grinspoon, MD Hypogonadism has long been one of the most common endocrine abnormalities in HIV-positive men. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone and is secreted by the testes and the pituitary gland in response to gonadotropin stimulation. Total body fat, abdominal