Testosterone in the Womb Affects How Our Faces Look After Puberty

Hormone surges at puberty trigger a lot of physical changes in both men and women, morphing child-bodies into adult forms. Genitals, hips, and muscle mass change, obviously–but so do faces. A new study suggests those facial changes are primed to happen by the presence of testosterone in utero. »9/29/15 7:30pm9/29/15 7:30pm

What Men Really Need To Know About  Testosterone Replacement Therapy

One of the fastest growing areas in pharmacology today is testosterone supplementation in men. But while low-T is a genuine problem for some men, it's not as prevalent as you may think – and the treatment is not without its risks. Here's what men need to know about testosterone replacement therapy, and why it should… »2/25/15 3:00pm2/25/15 3:00pm

Testing female athletes to make sure they’re feminine enough is not cool, scientists say

South African sprinter Caster Semenya created a stir a few years back on account of her "intersexed" characteristics — prompting some to demand that sporting authorities screen for these sorts of biological anomalies in the name of fairness. But a Stanford University School of Medicine bioethicist and her colleagues… »6/14/12 12:00pm6/14/12 12:00pm

Testosterone May Be A Cure for Worst Effects of Menopause

Although thousands of women take estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) to avoid the unpleasantness of menopause, study after study has shown that ERT may shorten life. But today researchers announced results from a study of testosterone therapy that suggested the substance known as T may become a crucial ingredient in… »4/07/08 7:15pm4/07/08 7:15pm