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CPD Sex hormones and the male heart

Publication date: Saturday, 08 June 2013
Contributor(s): Professor Geoffrey Hackett

There is conclusive evidence that low testosterone is associated with erectile dysfunction (ED) and that ED is a strong marker for cardiovascular risk. There seems to be a link between testosterone level and mortality, and there are suggestions that testosterone replacement therapy may reduce mortality.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6 Number 2 Apr-May-Jun 2013
Print edition page(s): 76
Contributor(s): Professor Geoffrey Hackett

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