Influence of physiological androgen levels on wound healing and immune status in men

  title={Influence of physiological androgen levels on wound healing and immune status in men},
  author={Sabine Fimmel and C C Zouboulis},
  journal={The Aging Male},
  pages={166 - 174}
Aging in men is associated with a progressive decline in the production of several hormones, including androgens. The extent to which an age-dependent decline in androgen levels lead to health problems or can affect quality of life remains under debate. Clinical results on replacement therapy do not yet provide a definitive clue on the benefit/risk balance. A sexual dimorphism of the immune system is well established, and the differences between female and male immune responses under normal, as… 
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