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Hypogonadism Following Testicular Cancer Treatment

Hypogonadism Following Testicular Cancer Treatment

Hypogonadism following testicular cancer treatment leaves the man often with distressing symptoms. This means that the testosterone production is too low. The risk of developing hypogonadism following successful testicular cancer treatment was 3.8-fold in comparison to men without tes
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Craving Junk Food With A Lack Of Sleep

Craving Junk Food With A Lack Of Sleep

A CNN review article describes that people are craving junk food with a lack of sleep. This research has been conducted at the University of Chicago. The main investigator was behavioral neuroscientist Erin Hanlon, who studied the connection between brain systems and behavior. He says
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Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Over a period of almost 20 years women show health benefits from a low-fat diet for postmenopausal women. The study appeared in the Journal of Nutrition on June 8, 2019. The clinical trial followed 48,835 postmenopausal women with an age between 50 and 79 for 19.6 years. In the beginn
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Why we can feel tired in older age

Why we can feel tired in older age

There are many causes why we can feel tired in old age. Below I am discussing the most common ones. With aging the blood vessels get more atheromatous deposits This slows down the circulation to the key organs like the brain, the heart, the muscles, the kidneys and the liver. All of t
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Hormone Replacement Can Prevent Osteoarthritis In Postmenopausal Women

Hormone Replacement Can Prevent Osteoarthritis In Postmenopausal Women

A study from Korea involving 4,766 postmenopausal women showed that hormone replacement could significantly prevent osteoarthritis in postmenopausal women. The study The researchers of this study enrolled 4,766 postmenopausal women into the study. They had been on more than 1 year of
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Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

A new testosterone study in American men found that certainly men with testosterone deficiency are at risk for multiple diseases. Mark Peterson, PhD, MS conducted this clinical trial. He said that previous studies of men were not reflective of the current male population in the US. Th
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Hearing Loss May Come From Aldosterone Deficiency

Hearing Loss May Come From Aldosterone Deficiency

When we age, we often loose our hearing, but hearing loss may come from aldosterone deficiency as well. Dr. Richard Lippman  has been researching hearing loss and noted that there is a close relationship in many older patients with aldosterone deficiency of the adrenal glands. His nex
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Erectile Dysfunction Improves With Testosterone Replacement

Erectile Dysfunction Improves With Testosterone Replacement

Whether erectile dysfunction improves with testosterone replacement has been the subject of a study published July 2017 (Ref. 1). It was a prospective study involving 656 men at an average age of 60.7 years. These men all had low testosterone levels and also symptoms of deficiency of
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Sleeping Well At Nights

Sleeping Well At Nights

Medical News Today published an article on Sept. 11, 2017 about sleeping well at nights. The title was “Five ways to get a good night’s sleep”. As about 2/3 of adults in the US have insomnia problems, it is important to discuss this topic. 800 deaths occur every year due to acci
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The Biology Of Aging

The Biology Of Aging

Until not too long ago scientists considered the biology of aging as a one-way street. Your DNA ages, mitochondria, the cells’ power plants, age and the telomeres get shorter as we age. At the end we run out of steam and die. Telomeres and the biology of aging In one study the telomer
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