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Doctor raises red flags regarding heart risks with testosterone therapy
Testosterone replacement therapy may sound attractive with ads promising to build muscle mass and boost libido, but Low T therapy may not be all that it’s cracked up to be, warns Dr. Joe Littlejohn, a urologist at Orlando Health. It
Investors consider new generation of cholesterol lowering drugs
A new generation of cholesterol-lowering drugs is gearing up to take a bite out of the statin medication market, and investors last week got to see how this new class is faring in clinical trials during the annual American Cardiology
Many preteens with high cholesterol at risk for heart problems later in life
As many as one-third of all preteens may have borderline or high cholesterol, putting them at risk of heart problems later in life, a new study suggests.
Alabama man files testosterone side effects lawsuit after suffering stroke
An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the testosterone replacement treatment Testim, claiming the drug caused him to have a stroke.
Millions more people are considered candidates for statins under new guidelines
Nearly half of all Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men older than age 60 are candidates for taking cholesterol-lowering statin medications under new guidelines designed to prevent heart disease, according to an independent analysis.
Controversy surrounds upcoming FDA decision on long-acting testosterone drug
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to decide this week the fate of a long-acting testosterone product made by Endo Health Solutions, Inc. Aveed, indicated to boost testosterone in men with low levels of the hormone, has been
Extra weight carries no health benefit for diabetics
Think those few extra pounds might help you get through sickness? Think again. A new study shows they actually do more harm that good.
FDA approves new type 2 diabetes medication Farxiga
A new drug has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help regulate blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Farxiga, developed by AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb, has been available in Europe under the name Forxiga.
Cholesterol-lowering statin medications can interfere with exercise
Regular physical activity is great for the body – helping to control weight, boost good HDL cholesterol, improve mood and lower the risk of diabetes and some cancers. But even with good exercise and healthy diet, cholesterol levels can be