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08 June 2011

Age not only factor in low testosterone

Testosterone levels don't necessarily drop with age, but it's more likely among older men with declining general health, a new study suggests.

Testosterone levels don't necessarily drop with age, but it's more likely among older men with declining general health, a new study suggests.

"This would make the drive for testosterone treatment for the well-known - but overrated - age-related decline in blood testosterone misguided," added Handelsman, also director of the university's ANZAC Research Institute. "But, of course, we could be wrong."

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