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What Happened in Singapore?

August 16, 2021, Brian Mowrey, Unglossed substack initially published June 23, 2021 A small study looked for signs of increased antibody response to syncytin-1 – a protein vital for successful pregnancies – in 15 female subjects who received the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Singapore. What they found, to their surprise, was an immediate and sustained… Continue reading What Happened in Singapore?

Hypogonadism in Men Consuming Sustained-Action Opioids

2002, Harry W. Daniell Conclusions: Commonly prescribed opioids in sustained-action dosage forms usually produce subnormal sex hormone levels, which may contribute to a diminished quality of life for many patients with painful chronic illness. Read here Daniell HW. Hypogonadism in men consuming sustained-action oral opioids. J Pain. 2002 Oct;3(5):377-84. doi: 10.1054/jpai.2002.126790. PMID: 14622741.

Obesity is Strongly Linked to Low Testosterone Levels in Men

by Dr. E. Lee Vliet, MD Obesity is strongly linked to low testosterone levels in menThis summary gives an overview of four research papers which discuss the link between obesity and low testosterone levels (also known as hypogonadism): one review focusing on the association between obesity, diabetes and low testosterone, and three clinical studies. The… Continue reading Obesity is Strongly Linked to Low Testosterone Levels in Men

Prevalence of hypogonadism in males aged at least 45 years: the HIM study

Conclusions: Based on total testosterone (TT) concentration, the prevalence of hypogonadism in men reporting to primary care offices was estimated to be 38.7%. The medical conditions that occurred significantly more frequently among hypogonadal men than eugonadal men included increased BMI, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, diabetes, and asthma or COPD. As men age, they are susceptible to conditions… Continue reading Prevalence of hypogonadism in males aged at least 45 years: the HIM study

Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD speaks on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Study

April 2009 by Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD The Women’s Health Initiative was a series of clinical studies initiated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in 1991, to address major health issues causing morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women. It consisted of three clinical trials and an observational study. In particular, randomized controlled trials… Continue reading Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD speaks on the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Study