Short-term testosterone supplementation does not activate GH and IGF-I production in postmenopausal women.

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BACKGROUND Testosterone (Te), oestradiol, GH and IGF-I concentrations fall in postmenopausal women. OBJECTIVE To test the effect of increased Te availability on impoverished GH/IGF-I secretion in this context. DESIGN/PATIENTS Placebo (Pl) and a low vs. high dose of Te were administered transdermally for 7 days to each of 15 healthy older women (ages 48… (More)

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@article{SoaresWelch2005ShorttermTS, title={Short-term testosterone supplementation does not activate GH and IGF-I production in postmenopausal women.}, author={Cacia V Soares-Welch and Kristi L Mielke and Cyril Y . Bowers and Johannes D. Veldhuis}, journal={Clinical endocrinology}, year={2005}, volume={63 1}, pages={32-8} }