Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

News/Updates

Low Testosterone Precedes Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the joints, especially in the hands and feet. It is an often-painful condition, which in advanced stages can be associated with significant damage and deformity to the bones and joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is classified as an autoimmune disorder, which involves the body’s immune system attacking and damaging it own... [Read more]


Anabolic Steroids: An Evolving Black Market Lecture

William Llewellyn: Anabolic Steroids an Evolving Black Market  Read More →


Testosterone May Reduce Severity of Heart Disease

Testosterone is an important hormone for maintaining the health of the cardiovascular system. This is an association we are now seeing continually in the medical literature. One of the most recent studies was published in the Asia Journal of Andrology, and examines the relationship between the testosterone level in men and their severity of coronary artery disease. The researchers looked at more than... [Read more]


Arachidonic Acid Stimulates Brown Fat

Bodybuilders have been enjoying the anabolic and body recompositioning benefits of arachidonic acid (ARA) for nearly a decade now (X-Factor). While the muscle-building properties of this supplement are fairly well understood, being mitigated through a predictable pathway ARA release and prostaglandin biosynthesis, the fat loss effects of this supplement have the subject of more speculation. A study... [Read more]


Testosterone Replacement Therapy & Prostate Cancer Detection

Researchers in the United Kingdom recently completed an updated audit of the prostate safety data from the UK Androgen Study (UKAS). This was a long-term multicenter investigation into the treatment of age-related testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism) in men. The data was taken from a total of 1,365 men under treatment, with a mean age of 55 years (ranging from 28 to 87). The subjects were taking... [Read more]