Age-related changes in plasma androgen levels and their association with cardiovascular risk factors in male Japanese office workers.

@article{Fukai2010AgerelatedCI,
  title={Age-related changes in plasma androgen levels and their association with cardiovascular risk factors in male Japanese office workers.},
  author={Shiho Fukai and Masahiro Akishita and Mariko Miyao and Kiyoshi Ishida and Kenji Toba and Yasuyoshi Ouchi},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
AIM To assess the age-related change in plasma androgen levels in healthy middle-aged men and whether any clinical parameters are associated with the hormonal change. METHODS The study was comprised of male Japanese office-workers aged 40-64 years, who had undergone an annual health check-up in 2002 and 2007 (96 and 76 men, respectively). Body mass index and blood pressure were measured, and serum concentration of lipids, glucose and uric acid in addition to plasma total testosterone, free… CONTINUE READING