Low Testosterone Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted: February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized
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ClinicalNews.Org

Public release date: 5-Oct-2010

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SLU Geriatrician Collaborates on Year-Long Study of Chinese Older Men

ST. LOUIS — Low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, in older men is associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research by a team that includes a Saint Louis University scientist.

John Morley, M.D.

“Having low testosterone may make you more vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease,” said John E. Morley, M.D., director of the division of geriatric medicine at Saint Louis University and a study co-investigator. “The take-home message is we should pay more attention to low testosterone, particularly in people who have memory problems…

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