09 May '12, 8pm

Testosterone injections can aid weight loss: By Agence France-PresseWed, May 09 2012 at 1:21 PM EST PARIS — Obes...

Testosterone injections can aid weight loss: By Agence France-PresseWed, May 09 2012 at 1:21 PM EST PARIS — Obes...

PARIS — Obese older men with low testosterone levels can lose weight by taking supplements of the male hormone, according to the findings of a study released on May 9. In a test group of 115 testosterone-deficient men with a mean age of 61, hormone injections over five years yielded an average weight loss of 16 kilograms (35 pounds), said the study presented to the European Congress on Obesity in Lyon , France . The mean waist circumference fell from 107 centimeters (42 inches) to 98 cm (38.5 inches). "Raising serum testosterone to normal reduced body weight, waist circumference and blood pressure, and improved metabolic profiles," said a statement on the study led by Farid Saad of German pharmaceutical giant Bayer Pharma . The improvements were progressive over the five years of the study. "Increased testosterone levels improve energy and motivation to do physical exercis...

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