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Testosterone hasn’t lived up to the hype as a panacea for male ageing

Hopes have been ‘dimmed and disappointed if not yet finally dashed’ that testosterone replacement can reverse the ageing process in men, according to an editorial in JAMA. Responding to a new series of research findings from the short-term NIH-funded Testosterone Trials (TTrials), Professor David Handelsman called out the organisations that have been complicit in overprescribing ...

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