Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 13 March 2002
Vol. 2002, Issue 10, p. ns3
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2002.10.ns3]

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More Than a Hot Flash

Estrogen performs an expanding repertoire of subtle moves. Will testosterone join the show?

R. John Davenport

http://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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