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Heart Health

21 June 2010

More testosterone, more heart problems

Among older men, having a high testosterone level is associated with a raised risk of heart disease or a heart attack, new research suggests.

Among older men, having a high testosterone level is associated with a raised risk of heart disease or a heart attack, new research suggests.

"The study finding contradicts smaller studies that have shown that testosterone levels are not associated with higher rates of cardiovascular disease," Sueoka said in a news release from the Endocrine Society.

 

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