Serum testosterone associated with risk for osteoporotic fracture in men

Adams, Stacey; Haigh, Christen; Kalvaitis, Katie
March 2008
Endocrine Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p23
The article reports that a recent study reveals that serum testosterone was independently linked to osteoporotic fracture in community-dwelling men older than 60 years of age. According to the researchers, the risk for fracture was increased in men with reduced testosterone levels. It notes that serum testosterone and serum estradiol levels were associated to the overall fracture risk after adjusting for sex hormone-binding globulin.


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