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TESTOSTERONE and ESTROGEN IMPLANTS- IMPLANT CONTRACEPTION.

update 4 March 2013:  the bad news for cheats – especially after cyclist Lance Armstrong’s confessions in January  2013, and the St Valentines Day massacre – the   Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius media frenzy  including unfounded accusations of steroid abuse … Continue reading

What evidence is there that higher Testosterone Levels in Women CAUSE Obesity, I.R., Metabolic Syndrome, CVD or Cancer?

neil.burman@gmail.com A new paper (Patel 2009) says   Early postmenopausal women with higher testosterone (T) levels have increased insulin resistance (IR) and cardiovascular disease CVD  risk factors; so  to test whether higher T levels  associate with IR, the metabolic syndrome … Continue reading

ANABOLIZING THE FAINT-HEARTED WITH PHYSIOLOGICAL TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT

Some 2600 years after the first recorded therapeutic use of  human hormone replacement (in China), and about a century after the first modern hormone use, two new landmark trials with Nebido long-acting testosterone undecanoate DEPOT injection confirm testosterone’s  major  cardiovascular … Continue reading

POSTULATE: BALANCED HORMONE MODULATION OF BOTH ESTROGEN & INSULIN BY TESTOSTERONE & METFORMIN REDUCES ALL-CAUSE & CANCER MORTALITY.

We last reviewed metformin reduction of breast cancer in April; and  see update August 2009 postulate-appropriate-balanced-hormone-modulation-including-with-metformin-reduces-both-all-cause-and-all-cancer-mortality/ . In our last review of metformin and prostate cancer 6 months ago,  there was only one definitive study on prostate cancer, showing that  … Continue reading

HEALTHSPAN LIFE! UPDATE ON TESTOSTERONE FOR WOMEN

Not surprisingly since men and women are the same except for hormone-balance related reproductive function, the two sexes become more alike after middle age as the sex hormones wane, moving towards what William Masters quoted as the Third Sex. For … Continue reading

TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT IN WOMEN FOR SEX, LEAKY BLADDERS?

 This topic has regularly been reviewed in this column. This update reviews relevant peer-reviewed papers on Pubmed the past two year.   1. TESTOSTERONE REVERSES PATHOGENESIS OF URINARY STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE  SUI IN RATS: The Turkish trial (Cayan  Aug-2008) confirms … Continue reading

LOWER PROSTATE CANCER INCIDENCE, SIZE AND GRADE ON APPROPRIATE MONITORED TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT:

  Further to the discussion  last week: on myths and realities of prostate cancer risk with appropriate hormone replacement HRT – testosterone replacement TRT, the poster summarised  below was presented earlier this month at the German Society of Andrology.  It … Continue reading

VITAMINs D3 + K2+ – PRIMA VITAMIN DUO OF THE NEXT DECADE

  UPDATE: VITAMIN D3 IN PREVENTION AND THERAPY January 2018 neil.burman@gmail.com introduction:     Cape Town is the world epicenter of epidemics (of poverty – malnutrition- HIV- HAART- TB –Diabetes, asthma-COPD,  and vitamin D  and iodine deficiency). And we  are seeing neuroarthropathy … Continue reading

WHO HAS PSEUDONYMPHOMANIA- FEMALE RESTLESS GENITAL SYNDROME, AKA PERSISTENT GENITAL AROUSAL?

note that quotations are in italics. update 14 Sept 2016 neil.burman@gmail.com      having just received a sorrowful posting from Diana below, I now discover that there are a number of similar complaints that I had missed and not posted; so I … Continue reading

2016 CHOOSING BREAST SCREENING, BAD DIET/LIFESTYLE ARE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS. SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY ASSAULT UPDATE : FLOOD OF PROGRESS AGAINST BREAST CANCER/ DISEASE.

neil.burman@gmail.com  Cape Town.                   read this  in concert with:               combating rising-occurrence-of-breast-cancer-in-younger-women;  and diet-nutritional– vitamin risks-and-benefits-for-breast-cancer.   UPDATE 22 APRIL 2016:     BREAST SCREENING OF WELL WOMEN … Continue reading