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Data from clinical trial on new low testosterone drug delayed

Results from a study on Repros Therapeutic Inc.’s experimental testosterone drug Androxal will be delayed because the drug company is removing some patients from the trial. Androxal was being tested as a treatment for secondary hypogonadism, a condition in which the testes do not produce enough testosterone. Researchers found that at one testing site study participants had lower starting sperm counts and testosterone levels than patients at other study sites. Repros decided to remove those 40 patients from the trial and replace them with other patients. The drug company says it now expects to have data on Androxal sometime during ... Read More

Study finds many men can restore testosterone levels with diet and exercise

Doctors should encourage overweight, middle-aged, and pre-diabetic men to lose weight through diet and exercise before putting them on testosterone replacement therapy, says the author of a new study presented at the a Houston medical conference. Dr. Frances Hayes, a professor at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, said that men who suffer from low testosterone levels can restore their hormones by nearly 50 percent by adhering to a healthier, more active lifestyle. The study monitored 900 American men with an average age of 54 who had been diagnosed with impaired glucose tolerance, or pre-diabetes. The men, all of ... Read More