1. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone-Lowering Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Alzheimer's Risk

    Men taking androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer were almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the years that followed than those who didn’t undergo the therapy, an analysis of medical records from two large hospital systems by Penn Medicine and...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Low testosterone increases Alzheimer's risk

    Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print] Low Testosterone Level and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in the Elderly Men: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Lv W1, Du N, Liu Y, Fan X, Wang Y, Jia X, Hou X, Wang B. Abstract Sex steroids can positively affect the brain function, and low...