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Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group. In mammals, testosterone is primarily secreted in the testes of males and the ovaries of females, although small amounts are also secreted by the adrenal glands
BMI and fat carried around the waist can be good indicators of obesity-related cancer risk

BMI and fat carried around the waist can be good indicators of obesity-related cancer risk

New method helps visualize, measure real-time lipid metabolism in living fish

New method helps visualize, measure real-time lipid metabolism in living fish

Testosterone protects males against developing asthma, research reveals

Testosterone protects males against developing asthma, research reveals

Testosterone reduces cognitive reflection, increases impulsive behavior in men

Testosterone reduces cognitive reflection, increases impulsive behavior in men

Differing hormone profiles shape human social hierarchies, say psychology researchers

Differing hormone profiles shape human social hierarchies, say psychology researchers

Men with high 2D: 4D ratios tend to be better educated, say HSE researchers

Men with high 2D: 4D ratios tend to be better educated, say HSE researchers

New study shows big differences in tissue gene expression between male and female pigeons

New study shows big differences in tissue gene expression between male and female pigeons

Combined treatment regimen shows early promise in eliminating metastatic prostate cancer

Combined treatment regimen shows early promise in eliminating metastatic prostate cancer

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure may cause earlier sexual maturity in boys

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure may cause earlier sexual maturity in boys

New analysis shows correlation between testosterone-lowering therapy for prostate cancer and dementia

New analysis shows correlation between testosterone-lowering therapy for prostate cancer and dementia

Direct-to-consumer ‘low-T’ medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health

Direct-to-consumer ‘low-T’ medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Research points to critical role of stress hormone in emergence of PTSD among soldiers

Research points to critical role of stress hormone in emergence of PTSD among soldiers

Researchers test 'three-hit' theory of autism in mice

Researchers test 'three-hit' theory of autism in mice

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

New research reveals complex role of ‘master gene’ that regulates physical differences between sexes

New research reveals complex role of ‘master gene’ that regulates physical differences between sexes

Study: Testosterone replacement therapy lowers cardiovascular risk in men with androgen deficiency

Study: Testosterone replacement therapy lowers cardiovascular risk in men with androgen deficiency