Washington: Obese young men between 14 and 20 years of age have only half the testosterone levels of their leaner counterparts and a high likelihood of infertility as adults, found a team of US researchers led by Indian-origin professor Paresh Dandona.Researchers from University at Buffalo, New York, reported as early as 2004 that low testosterone levels, or hypogonadism, were found in obese, type-2 diabetic adult males. The finding from the university`s School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences was confirmed in 2010 in more than 2,000 obese men, both diabetic and non-diabetic.
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