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Renea A Taylor, Jennifer Lo, Natasha Ascui, and Matthew J Watt

Epidemiology of prostate cancer and obesity Prostate cancer Prostate cancer is an androgen-dependent malignancy that affects the aging male population, with the mean age at diagnosis being 66 years (1) . Over the past decade, the incidence of

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Christian Høst, Anders Bojesen, Mogens Erlandsen, Kristian A Groth, Kurt Kristensen, Anne Grethe Jurik, Niels H Birkebæk, and Claus H Gravholt

. Table 2 Body composition determined by CT and DEXA, muscle strength, androgens and other hormones, lipids, 24-h ambulatory blood pressure measurements (mmHg), and VO 2 max in males with Klinefelter syndrome during testosterone or placebo treatment

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Dorte Glintborg, Magda Lambaa Altinok, Pernille Ravn, Kurt Bjerregaard Stage, Kurt Højlund, and Marianne Andersen

increased ovarian and adrenal androgen production ( 1 ). Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-stimulated cortisol and 17-hydroxyprogesterone levels (17OHP) and urinary cortisol secretion were increased in women with PCOS vs controls ( 7 , 8 ), suggesting

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Małgorzata Kałużna, Agnieszka Nomejko, Aleksandra Słowińska, Katarzyna Wachowiak-Ochmańska, Katarzyna Pikosz, Katarzyna Ziemnicka, and Marek Ruchała

, severe depression), diabetes, severe liver or kidney disease, the use of oral contraceptive or anti-androgen therapy in the last 3 months or current pregnancy or diagnosed and/or treated infertility. Sociodemographic characteristics were comparable

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A Daniel Bird, Spencer Greatorex, David Reser, Gareth G Lavery, and Timothy J Cole

( 26 , 27 ). Increased levels of LH and FSH mediate stimulation of granulosa cells to increase serum levels of testosterone that are important substrates for aromatase enzymes present within theca cells responsible for the conversion of androgens to

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Mikkel Andreassen, Anders Juul, Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, and Niels Jørgensen

latest ejaculation, time since initial diagnose of pituitary disease or duration of documented androgen deficiency also did not predict semen quality. Discussion We report that a large proportion of patients with adult-onset pituitary disease

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Malin Nylander, Signe Frøssing, Caroline Kistorp, Jens Faber, and Sven O Skouby

Introduction With a prevalence of 10%, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder among women of fertile age ( 1 ). The diagnosis is based on the three Rotterdam criteria: oligo-/amenorrhea, androgen excess and

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Dorte Glintborg, Hanne Mumm, Jens Juul Holst, and Marianne Andersen

function in PCOS ( 14 ), whereas androgen levels were only slightly decreased ( 14 , 18 ). We recently reported a significant weight loss of 3.0 kg during 12-month metformin treatment ( 15 ). Decreased insulin levels during metformin treatment could be

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Feifei Cheng, Noel Yat Hey Ng, Claudia Ha Ting Tam, Yuying Zhang, Cadmon King Poo Lim, Guozhi Jiang, Alex Chi Wai Ng, Tiffany Tse Ling Yau, Lai Ping Cheung, Aimin Xu, Juliana C N Chan, and Ronald C W Ma

two of the following criteria: oligo- or anovulation, biochemical and/or clinical androgen excess, and polycystic ovary appearance by ultrasound) ( 16 ). We also included 128 controls from a population-based healthy women cohort recruited between 2003

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Sarmistha Banerjee, Allison M Hayes, and Bernard H Shapiro

imprinted function. For example, perinatal testosterone or its androgen/estrogen metabolites are required to permanently 'wire' or imprint the male brain to exclusively express masculine sexual behavior. However, the brain has to be stimulated or activated