Researchers challenge testosterone fears

Fears about the safety of testosterone have been partially allayed by the publication of a large new US study.

Contrary to other recent studies, University of Texas researchers found no evidence of increased myocardial infarction rates in a retrospective analysis of 6,300 older men treated with intramuscular testosterone from 1997-2005.

The finding is “robust across a range of sensitivity analyses”, they write in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy.

In fact testosterone even appeared protective for men