From the National Institutes of Health
Hormone treatment improved bone strength and hemoglobin levels; may increase cardiovascular risk; had no effect on cognition.
In older men with low testosterone, one year of testosterone treatment improved bone density and corrected anemia of both known and unknown causes, but also increased the volume of coronary artery plaque, according to results reported from the Testosterone Trials (T Trials).
Testosterone treatment had no effect on memory or other cognitive function. The results are reported in two journals coming out this week.
The T Trials were conducted at 12 sites across the country in 790 men age 65 and older with low levels of testosterone and symptoms to which low testosterone might contribute. [Read more…]