EDINBURG, U.K. — British researchers have reportedly discovered that testosterone causes blood vessels to calcify, thus creating a heightened risk of heart disease and strokes. Dr. Vicky MacRae, Group Leader at The Roslin Institute, said the calcification might help explain why men are more at risk for heart disease than women in similar age groups. […]
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that a higher amount of testosterone has no benefits for older men. The study followed 790 men over 65.
Testosterone lawsuit defendants and plaintiffs are currently in the process of selecting 12 out of the pending testosterone lawsuits to be tried in preliminary bellwether trials. Agreement is expected to be painstaking especially since there are currently 2744 of these testosterone lawsuits pending across the nation. This is up from just under 2000 just a […]
CHICAGO — According to a report published by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) on April 15th, 2015, there are now 1,382 testosterone lawsuits pending in federal court. This is an increase of more than 200 cases within the last month. The cases have been consolidated in a multidistrict litigation action in the […]
BOSTON — According to a an article recently published in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, testosterone replacement therapy prescriptions have increased so dramatically in the last decade because of the prevalence of advertising directly to potential patients as well as a lack of strict guidelines for testosterone prescription. The article is called “Disease […]
CHICAGO — The federal testosterone therapy lawsuits have been consolidated in the Northern District of Illinois since June of last year, but they are not slated to be ruled on until 2016. Now that so many have been consolidated, a few cases out of the many that have been filed are intended to be ruled […]
SILVER SPRING, Md. — On Tuesday, the United States Food & Drug Administration issued a statement that mandates testosterone supplements to carry a new label warning of the risk of heart attack and stroke. The address comes as a follow up to their January 31st, 2014 update alerting the public of their investigations into testosterone […]
WASHINGTON D.C. — Last month, a U.S. District Judge denied testosterone supplement producers’ motion to dismiss 39 lawsuits that alleged health complications resulting from the use of these drugs. The lawsuits had been filed against a variety of testosterone supplement makers, including the manufacturers of Androderm, Androgel and Testim, among many others. Although these products […]
AUSTIN — According to a new study from the Health Science Center at the University of North Texas, increased levels of testosterone in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients are linked to more delusions, agitation and aggression.
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Despite known safety risks, there has been a large increase in the past 10 years in the number of men who have been prescribed testosterone supplements. In order to accommodate the rising number of prescriptions, which have tripled over the last decade, there has also been an increase in the number […]