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hypogonadism

[‚hī·pō′gō‚na‚diz·əm]
(medicine)
Reduced hormonal secretion by the testes or ovaries.
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However, this approach is not without side effects and results in a significant hypogonadal state, while the patient slowly regains his capacity to generate sufficient levels of intrinsic testosterone.
65) A pilot study by Tan on the effects of testosterone in hypogonadal aging male patients with Alzheimer's disease revealed that mental status of those given testosterone replacement therapy improved over one year, whereas the mental status declined in those given a placebo.
In view of the low concentrations typically expected for females and hypogonadal males, the limit of quantification (LOQ) of each ID-LC-MS/MS measurement procedure was verified in the study.
Testosterone replacement therapy for hypogonadal men with Major Depressive Disorder: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial.
Testosterone replacement therapy and sleep-related erections in hypogonadal men.
Another treatment for hypogonadal boys and men that could arise from this research would involve inducing existing stem Leydig cells in the testes to differentiate into their adult, active form.
Five of the AD patients and six of the control subjects were hypogonadal at baseline, with serum testosterone levels below 298 ng/dL.
The result of this hormonal imbalance is a hypogonadal obesity cycle (6) that seems to be related to the increase in the activity of aromatase, a cytochrome P-450 enzyme that converts C19 to C18 steroids.
They involved 644 hypogonadal men treated at more than 70 centers in six countries.
Effects of nandrolone decanoate therapy in borderline hypogonadal men with HIV-associated weight loss.
Using a special breed of hypogonadal (hpg) mice, researchers have found that the hereditary form of infertility found in these mice is caused by a deletional mutation of about half of the gene coding for the precursor of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) and GnRH-associated peptide (GAP).