Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 13 March 2002
More Than a Hot Flash
Estrogen performs an expanding repertoire of subtle moves. Will testosterone join the show?
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2002/10/ns3
Abstract: After humans pass their reproductive primes, estrogen and testosterone concentrations wane. The decline appears to have far-reaching health consequences--on the brain, bones, muscle, and the circulatory system. As scientists tease apart the ramifications of sex hormone loss, they hope to fine-tune therapeutic replacement of those hormones.
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