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Testosterone and aging : clinical research directions / Committee on Assessing the Need for Clinical Trials of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Catharyn T. Liverman, Dan G. Blazer, editors.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 219 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Longevity.
Aging -- Prevention.
Testosterone -- Physiological effect.
Medical subjects:
Aging -- drug effects.
Testosterone -- physiology.
Testosterone -- therapeutic use -- Aged.
Contents:
INTRODUCTION
Scope of this Report
Aging and Hormonal Changes
Testosterone, Human Development, and Health
Measuring Testosterone Levels
Testosterone Therapy
Growing Use of Testosterone Therapy
Clinical Trials
TESTOSTERONE AND HEALTH OUTCOMES
Changes in Endogenous Testosterone Levels with Aging
Literature Review
Bone
Body Composition and Strength
Physical Function
Cognitive Function
Mood and Depression
Sexual Function
Health-Related Quality of Life
Cardiovascular and Hematologic Outcomes
Prostate Outcomes
Other Health Outcomes
Multiple Outcomes
FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
Strategy for Future Clinical Trials in Older Men
Recommendations
Initial Efficacy Trials in Older Men
Protection of Research Participants: Safety and Ethical Issues
Additional Areas of Research
Need for Efficacy Studies in Older Men
Clinical Studies in Middle-Aged Men.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Liverman, Catharyn T.
Blazer, Dan G. (Dan German), 1944-
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Assessing the Need for Clinical Trials of Testosterone Replacement Therapy.
ISBN:
0309090636 (pbk.)
OCLC:
53840363
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