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Annette Mouritsen, Alexander Siegfried Busch, Lise Aksglaede, Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts and Anders Juul

Introduction Testosterone (T) promotes maturation of the male reproductive organs, development of secondary sex characteristics and production of sperm by the testes. In puberty in boys, pulsatile gonadotropin stimulation upon reactivation of

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André Marques-Pinto and Davide Carvalho

primarily masculine in 20%, while 27% have both male and female abnormalities, and no evident cause is identified as for the remaining 15% (2) . Since the mid-20th century, numerous studies have reported an increasing incidence of human reproductive

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Robert A Hart, Robin C Dobos, Linda L Agnew, Neil A Smart and James R McFarlane

). Leptin is critical in reproduction, allowing pubertal development ( 23 , 24 ) as well as regulating testis development ( 25 ) and ovarian follicle development ( 26 ). Leptin is known to circulate at higher concentrations in females than males in

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D Santi, A R M Granata and M Simoni

Introduction Rationale Infertility is conventionally defined as a clinical condition affecting a couple failing to conceive after a period of 12 months of regular intercourse without contraception (1) . Male infertility plays a significant role in

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Carlo Cinque, Manuela Zinni, Anna Rita Zuena, Chiara Giuli, Sebastiano G Alemà, Assia Catalani, Paola Casolini and Roberto Cozzolino

faecal sampling method involving short time handling, for steroid hormone assessment in male and female Wistar rats housed in standard social condition. We focused our research on faecal corticosterone metabolite measurements. We utilised a commercial

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P Herbert, LD Hayes, NF Sculthorpe and FM Grace

training regimens with comparatively minuscule volumes of HIIT would appear counterintuitive. The relationship between testosterone and exercise in older males is a topic of ongoing debate and equivocal research findings ( 12 , 13 , 14 ). Conclusions

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Jeppe Skov, Jens Juul Holst, Jens Peter Gøtze, Jørgen Frøkiær and Jens Sandahl Christiansen

whether this GLP1–ANP axis exists in humans, we measured plasma proANP concentrations in healthy males exposed to a natriuresis inducing native GLP1 infusion. Subjects and methods Design The study was performed using a randomized, double-blinded, placebo

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Wang Chengji and Fan Xianjin

cardiomyopathy. Materials and methods Animal models and groups 87 male SPF healthy 6-week-old male Sprague–Dawley rats, weighing 190 ± 15 g, were obtained from Shanghai Lab Animal Research Center. Free diet, feeding and exercise at room temperature 20

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Flavia Letícia Martins Peçanha, Reinaldo Sousa dos Santos and Wagner Seixas da-Silva

. Hyperthyroidism induction Male BALB/c mice (3 weeks old) were treated with vehicle or T 3 to induce eu- and hyperthyroidism, respectively. T 3 was first solubilized in 0.04 mol/L NaOH, diluted in PBS and then administered i.p. daily (supraphysiological dose: 0

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Shruti Khare, Anurag R Lila, Hiren Patt, Chaitanya Yerawar, Manjunath Goroshi, Tushar Bandgar and Nalini S Shah

Introduction Macroprolactinomas constitute approximately half of all the functioning pituitary macroadenomas (1) . Prolactinoma (majority being microprolactinoma) are usually diagnosed in women aged 20–50 years, with a female:male ratio of 10