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Testosterone and gonadotropin levels in men with dementia.

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OBJECTIVES: Sex steroids such as testosterone and estradiol might protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease (AD). We previously found lower levels of testosterone in men with AD compared with controls. We wanted to assess levels of pituitary gonadotropins that regulate sex steroid levels, to determine whether primary or secondary hypogonadism was responsible for low levels of testosterone in cases. METHOD: We included 45 men with AD (McKhann, 1987), 15 men with other types of dementia and...

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Journal:
Neuro endocrinology letters More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
203-208
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISSN:
0172-780X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:195482
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uuid:ab9f236a-860b-4e24-b9f0-4afcff74cfdb
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pubs:195482
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195482
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2012-12-19

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