Testosterone not a panacea for old age

In a strongly worded editorial, endocrinologist Professor David Handelsman, head of the ANZAC Research Institute’s Andrology Laboratory at the University of Sydney, lambastes drug manufacturers for encouraging testosterone supplementation for “contrived” syndromes such as “low T” and “andropause”, with symptoms such as low libido and “slowing down”.

Testosterone therapy is only approved for men who lack or have low testosterone as a result of reproductive system disorders, serious infection or surgical

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