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Experts: Testosterone Therapy Has More Benefits than Risks

Jun 09, 2015

Experts: Testosterone Therapy Has More Benefits than RisksThe benefits of testosterone replacement therapy outweigh the risks, scientists say.

The panel of experts discussed the topic in Nashville last month at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ 24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress.


Experts: Testosterone therapy has more benefits than risks. (Click to tweet)


Testosterone therapy is a controversial topic nowadays. Research published in late 2013 and early 2014 found links between testosterone and increased risk of heart attack and stroke. However, the methods used in those studies have been questioned and other studies have shown no connection.

Last March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) called for labels on testosterone products to indicate this risk.

The agency also called for product labels to clarify the FDA-approved uses of testosterone.


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