Category Archives for Testosterone

Zinc Raises Testosterone and Improves Sexual Health

Many men are marginally zinc deficient, and supplementing with zinc raises testosterone and improves sexual health in parameters such as semen volume. Following are several studies that show the dramatic

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Testosterone replacement effects on muscle

Effects of testosterone replacement on muscle mass and muscle protein synthesis in hypogonadal men–a clinical research center study. Testosterone replacement in hypogonadism has long been known to

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Food packaging chemicals can mess with testosterone

Fluorochemicals used in food packaging inhibit male sex hormone synthesis Polyfluoroalkyl phosphate surfactants (PAPS) are widely used in food contact materials (FCMs) of paper and board and have recently

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Adiposity in human mate choice

Adiposity, compared with masculinity, serves as a more valid cue to immunocompetence in human mate choice According to the ‘good genes’ hypothesis, females choose males based on traits that indicate

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Infant testosterone levels and maternal behavior

http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20120510-testosterone-fuelled-infantile-males-might-be-a-product-of-moms-behaviour.html By comparing the testosterone levels of five-month old pairs of

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Eating disorders and the extreme female brain

Eating disorders and the extreme female brain Research by evolutionary psychologists Jennifer Bremser at Alfred State College and Gordon Gallup from the University at Albany, implicates eating disorders

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Vitamin D increases testosterone levels in men

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on testosterone levels in men. Abstract The male reproductive tract has been identified as a target tissue for vitamin D, and previous data suggest an association of

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Anabolism to Treat Cancer Cachexia

Cancer cachexia and anabolic interventions: a case report. AbstractBACKGROUND: Standard-of-care (SOC) cancer treatments are primarily aimed at reducing size and progression of a tumor. There is a need

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DHEA and testosterone enhance effects of weight training

DHEA enhances effects of weight training on muscle mass and strength in elderly women and men The plasma levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfated form (DHEAS) decline ∼80% between the

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The Effects of Supraphysiologic Doses of Testosterone on Muscle Size and Strength in Normal Men

The Effects of Supraphysiologic Doses of Testosterone on Muscle Size and Strength in Normal Men Bhasin S, Storer TW, Berman N, Callegari C, Clevenger B, Phillips J, Bunnell TJ, Tricker R, Shirazi A, Casaburi

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Testosterone and Bodybuilding: No Connection

Research debunks bodybuilding myth: Growth-promoting hormones don’t stimulate strength New research from scientists at McMaster University reveals exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone

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Keep that testosterone flag flying: don’t gain body fat

Body fatness and sex steroid hormone concentrations in US men: results from NHANES III AbstractObjective Obesity is associated with a variety of chronic diseases, including cancer, which may partly be

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One reason men may want to consider resveratrol

trans-Resveratrol, a natural antioxidant from grapes, increases sperm output in healthy rats. Juan ME, González-Pons E, Munuera T, Ballester J, Rodríguez-Gil JE, Planas JM.Source Departament de Fisiologia,

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