Androgens and Antiandrogens

  title={Androgens and Antiandrogens},
  author={Hermann P. G. Schneider},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • H. Schneider
  • Published 1 November 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: The role of androgens in women's health has been generally neglected. Currently available assays are lacking in sensitivity and reliability at the lower ranges. Circulating androgens as prohormones for other steroids (e.g., androgens) have an ubiquitous role on diverse physiological and behavioral systems. Clinical assessment of both androgen production and androgen availability can be achieved by measurement of two or three essential values. These include either total T and sex… 

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