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Low-Dose Testosterone for Depression in Women: Does It Work?

In women, testosterone is produced by the ovaries in small amounts; however, levels of testosterone decline with age, independent of menopausal status. Low-dose testosterone has been used to improve sexual functioning in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.  In addition, other studies have shown that testosterone may improve fatigue and depressive symptoms.  However, these studies… Read More »

What weight loss supplements really work

Have a question? More than two-third of adults and almost one-third of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight or obese [ 1, 2 ]. Health experts agree that making lifestyle changes—including following a healthy eating pattern, reducing caloric intake, and engaging in physical activity—is the basis for achieving long-term weight loss [… Read More »

J&J expands COVID-19 vaccine pact with Catalent for finishing work at Italian facility

Johnson & Johnson has been on a manufacturing deal spree as it nears human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine hopeful. On the same day it inked a $ 480 million order from a Maryland CDMO, J&J announced it would expand its pact with another manufacturer to scale up production as fast as possible. J&J has… Read More »

On Being Gay In Medicine: After The Supreme Court Victory, Still Work To Be Done – WBUR

Editor’s note: In 2012, When CommonHealth published Dr. Mark Schuster’s first piece on being gay in medicine, he was a leading pediatrics professor at Harvard. These days, he’s the founding dean and CEO of the brand new Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, which will welcome its first class of students in Pasadena… Read More »