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  1. Interesting! https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/905320?src=wnl_edit_tpal&uac=21362MN&impID=1807068&faf=1#vp_3
  2. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2712976?guestAccessKey=347e2b96-eb12-43ad-9c8e-a1786619c1da&utm_source=silverchair&utm_campaign=jama_network&utm_content=weekly_highlights&cmp=1&utm_medium=email
  3. When guys are in in end stage renal disease one of the effects is a loss of body mass and thus muscle. Basically a wasting type syndrome. Some treatments in the past have been amino acid infusions ( https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/569039 ) Now it has been observed that many guys with CKD also have low T and if the low T is treated it aids in preventing the muscle wasting in end stage renal failure. This is good news because one of the most important treatments of CKD is a low or moderate protein diet which has a negative effect on muscle.
  4. Lol! Sometimes @eazy57 is full of surprises.
  5. This one I found to be intriguing. https://www.renalandurologynews.com/nkf-2017-spring-meeting/chronic-kidney-disease-progression-delayed-with-testosterone-therapy/article/651738/
  6. The last ten years have seen so many contradictory studies coming out that it was hard to evaluate what was what. The Urologists were the last holdouts on the beneficial aspects of TRT and it was nice to see them come around.
  7. Testosterone Tie to Cardiovascular Disease Loosened Neil Osterweil March 27, 2017 LONDON — Testosterone replacement therapy does not appear to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease or thromboembolic events in middle-aged men, but it does increase the risk for obstructive sleep apnea, results from a large cohort study suggest. In fact, the risk for a cardiovascular event was lower in men taking supplemental testosterone than in those who were not, said lead investigator Julian Hanske, MD, from Ruhr University Bochum in Herne, German
  8. Another on the heart. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877786
  9. What the Endocrine Society has to say. https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/103/5/1715/4939465
  10. Counters some earlier findings. https://www.renalandurologynews.com/hypogonadism/testosterone-therapy-does-not-increase-cardiovascular-event-risks/article/748499/ https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/ten-points-to-remember/2016/02/01/13/31/testosterone-and-cardiovascular-disease
  11. The latest from the world of urology. https://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(18)42817-0/fulltext
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