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Why glutathione is important to us

 One important protein that appears in every human cell is a tripeptide known as glutathione. Found in the highest concentrations in the liver, it consists of three amino acids: glutamic acid, L-cysteine and L-glycine. The first record of glutathione was in 1888, but it was not until 1984 that its … Continue reading

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

Human hormone and protein linked to bone mass are impacted by 12 months of targeted exercise COLUMBIA, Mo. – Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Now, Pamela Hinton, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition … Continue reading

Testosterone Does Not Appear to Increase The Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

Testosterone replacement therapy does not appear to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease or thromboembolic events in middle-aged men. In fact, the risk for a cardiovascular event was lower in men taking supplemental testosterone than in those who were not, said lead investigator Julian Hanske, MD, from Ruhr University Bochum … Continue reading

Testosterone therapy improves insulin sensitivity in diabetic men

The January 2016 issue of the journal Diabetes Care reported the outcome of a randomized trial that revealed a beneficial role for testosterone treatment in men with diabetes. “We hypothesized that testosterone may be an anti-inflammatory and insulin sensitizing agent since it has been known for some time that testosterone reduces adiposity and … Continue reading

Jane Fonda reveals testosterone is the secret behind her sex success at 73

She has attributed her youthful looks to a healthy love life and given hope to millions by saying she had the best sex of her life at 71. So it is something of a let down to find out that even sex symbol Jane Fonda needs artificial help. The Barbarella … Continue reading

Effects of taking tadalafil 5 mg once daily on erectile function and total testosterone levels in patients with metabolic syndrome.

We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of tadalafil 5 mg once-daily treatment on testosterone levels in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) accompanied by the metabolic syndrome. A total of 40 men with metabolic syndrome were evaluated for ED in this study. All the patients received 5 mg tadalafil once a day for 3 months. … Continue reading

Exploring the role of testosterone in the cerebellum link to neuroticism: From adolescence to early adulthood

Highlights •Cerebellar volumes correlate inversely with neurotic personality traits in adolescents and young adults. •In males, higher endogenous testosterone levels is associated with lower scores on neurotic personality traits and larger cerebellar gray matter volumes. •Testosterone significantly mediates the relation between cerebellar gray matter and measures of neuroticism. Abstract Previous … Continue reading

Break for BP

A midday nap may help to lower blood pressure, among hypertensive men and women. In today’s 24/7/365 society, few of us take time to tend to our health and well-being; a midday nap may seem completely elusive.  Manolis Kallistratos, from Asklepieion Voula General Hospital (Greece), and colleagues assessed the effect … Continue reading

Do We Need to Give Up Alcohol to Lose Weight? Not Necessarily

People trying to lose weight — or not gain weight — are frequently advised to “lay off the booze.” Although organizations like Weight Watchers offer ways to drink wisely within their plans, alcohol, with seven calories a gram and no compensating nutrients, is commonly thought to derail most efforts at … Continue reading

Symptomatic response to testosterone treatment in dieting obese men with low testosterone levels in a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Background: Obese men commonly have reductions in circulating testosterone and report symptoms consistent with androgen deficiency. We hypothesized that testosterone treatment improves constitutional and sexual symptoms over and above the effects of weight loss alone. Methods: We conducted a pre-specified analysis of a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial at a tertiary … Continue reading

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