New research says estrogen, not just testosterone, affects body fat and sex drive in men. The study, appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine gives the first evidence that too little estrogen can cause certain "male menopause" symptoms.
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Oct. 6, 2015 A new test can predict teenagers' future risk of heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. By identifying those at risk early, the test enables doctors to encourage the healthy ... read more
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Oct. 6, 2015 Scientists have discovered why certain immune responses, which typically help cells recognize and fight viral and bacterial infections, can sometimes be harmful to the brain. Many brain disorders ... read more
Mar. 8, 2015 Why men have more heart disease than premenopausal women has been unclear, but a new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that raises ... read more
Sep. 11, 2013 Just as the symptoms of menopause in women are attributed to a sharp drop in estrogen production, symptoms often seen in middle-aged men -- changes in body composition, energy, strength and sexual ... read more
Oct. 16, 2012 A comprehensive review by the International Menopause Society has found that going through the menopause does not cause a woman to gain weight. However, the hormonal changes at the menopause are ... read more
Oct. 12, 2011 Estrogen may prevent strokes in premature or early menopausal women, researchers have found in a new study. Their findings challenge the conventional wisdom that estrogen is a risk factor for stroke ... read more