Testosterone Therapy not Linked to Heart Attack Risk

July 2, 2014 7:08 PM

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Testosterone Therapy not Linked to Heart Attack Risk

Testosterone therapy has often been linked to increasing one's risk of health conditions, such as stroke and heart attack. In a new study, researchers examined the risk of heart attack further and found that contrary to other studies, testosterone therapy did not increase older people's risk of heart attack.

"Our investigation was motivated by a growing concern, in the U.S. and internationally, that testosterone therapy increases men's risk for cardiovascular disease, specifically heart attack and stroke," said Jacques Baillargeon, lead author of the study. "This concern has increased in the last few ye...

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