Testosterone

Women more vulnerable to asthma than men – Here's why

Women more vulnerable to asthma than men – Here's why

Prior studies have showed that before puberty boys have approximately 1.5 times higher rate of asthma than girls.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve urinary, sexual functions: Study

Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve urinary, sexual functions: Study

Testosterone is a steroid hormone involved in the regulation of sexual function, urinary health and metabolism as well as a number of other critical functions. 

Aug 17, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
Decoded: Reasons why women are more prone to asthma!

Decoded: Reasons why women are more prone to asthma!

The study in France also revealed that the testosterone in male suppresses the production of a type of immune cell that triggers allergic asthma and acts as a barrier against them in developing the inflammatory airway condition.

May 09, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men are more likely to have infertility with less sleep than women, said IVF experts on Thursday.

Mar 24, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
Want to have a healthy baby? Here's why age matters for men as well

Want to have a healthy baby? Here's why age matters for men as well

The quality of a man's sperm decreases with age, after 30, most men begin to experience a drop in testosterone. 

Mar 14, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Increased level of testosterone affects behaviour in men

 The researchers concocted a game with 40 volunteers -- half were given an injection of testosterone while the other half were given a placebo.

Oct 03, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

Watch out for these signs of high testosterone in women!

Though most people think testosterone is 'masculine hormone', but the fact is that ovaries produce both estrogen and testosterone.

Aug 06, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

Testosterone therapy does not raise prostate cancer risk: Study

The researchers found that, as a group, men prescribed testosterone for longer than a year had no overall increase in risk of prostate cancer.

May 09, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Revealed! How low testosterone raises diabetes risk

Testosterone helps men regulate blood sugar by triggering key signaling mechanisms in islets -- clusters of cells within the pancreas that produce insulin, the researchers identified.

Apr 29, 2016, 11:18 AM IST

Testosterone therapy may reduce heart attack, stroke risk

Testosterone therapy may help reduce risks of major adverse cardiovascular events, including stroke and heart attacks, in elderly men with coronary artery disease, a new study has found.

Apr 04, 2016, 17:33 PM IST

Testosterone can cut death risk in elderly men with heart condition

They were split into three different groups which received varied doses of testosterone administered either by injection or gel.

Apr 04, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

Hormone, not money, behind rich people's longer lifespan

Low levels are linked to an increased risk of cancer and reduced mental abilities.

Dec 29, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

High testosterone levels in women up uterine fibroid risk

Women who have high levels of both testosterone and estrogen in midlife may face a greater risk of developing benign tumours on the uterus called uterine fibroids than women with low levels of the hormones, reveals a new study.

Dec 16, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Emotional bonding may lead to lower testosterone in men

The new study focuses on a large, representative sample of aging US men and the ways their testosterone varies when they have emotionally supportive relationships.

Nov 11, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Testosterone therapy may help older men live longer

Restoring testosterone in older men to normal level through gels, patches, or injections may lower their risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause.

Aug 11, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Chinese man grows breasts after eating chicken

 A 26-year-old Chinese man reportedly grew breasts because of the hormones in his fried chicken meals, his doctors said.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:20 PM IST
Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances

Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances

South Korea`s Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan maintains he was not told about the contents of an injection that led to him to failing a doping test and says a doctor currently on trial for professional negligence said the shot was safe.

Jul 17, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

How hormones can destabilise financial markets

Can hormones be instrumental in destabilising financial markets? Yes, says a study.

Jul 03, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Low testosterone ups depression risk in men

Men with low levels of testosterone are at increased risk of suffering from depression than those of the general population, new research says.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:21 PM IST
Justin Gatlin cruises to Rome Diamond League 100 metres win

Justin Gatlin cruises to Rome Diamond League 100 metres win

American Justin Gatlin cruised to victory in the men`s 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meet on Thursday.

Jun 05, 2015, 01:28 AM IST