Category Archives: elderly

Testosterone Replacement Trials Proceed Slowly

(part 2 of 2 posts) Alerting men to screening and treatment for low testosterone may get them in to their doctors faster, but they may be astounded to learn that the science in the field is wanting. The National Institute … Continue reading

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An Argument for Lowering Thyroid Medication, Closer Thyroid Monitoring After Menopause

This study found a twofold to threefold increased risk of fracture in people over age 70 on higher doses of thyroid replacement, especially over 0.093 mg per day. In the past, high thyroid replacement doses have been shown to be … Continue reading

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