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Men on Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Be at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s

Jan 18, 2016

Also, low testosterone can accompany other medical conditions, like diabetes and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), which are associated with Alzheimer’s.

The study was first published online last month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


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Resources

Alzheimer’s Association

“Brain Tour”

(2011)

https://www.alz.org/braintour/3_main_parts.asp

American Cancer Society

“Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer”

(Last revised: March 12, 2015)

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Journal of Clinical Oncology

Nead, Kevin T., et al.

“Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Future Alzheimer’s Disease Risk”

(Abstract. Published online before print: December 7, 2015)

http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2015/12/07/JCO.2015.63.6266.abstract

University of Pennsylvania Health System/Perelman School of Medicine

“Testosterone-Lowering Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Alzheimer's Risk”

(News release. December 7, 2015)

http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2015/12/nead/

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