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    Dietary PUFA Causes (reversible) Male Infertility And Androgen Deficiency

    An amazing study, which should serves as a causing to the nuts-and-seeds crowd precisely because it used exactly such a diet to produce these highly negative effects on male fertility. Come to think of it, it is common knowledge in many cultures around the world that seeds and seed extracts are...
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    Just 20g Stearic Acid Daily Improves Cardiovascular Health In Human Males

    Despite FDA's recent reversal of public policy on dietary cholesterol, there is still no reversal of its position on saturated fats being detrimental to health. This despite the fact that the same study on which the FDA based its reversal of position on cholesterol also called for ending the war...
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    Androgen Deficiency As The Main Cause Of Chronic Disease In Males

    This is one of the most comprehensive reviews that I have ever come across on the topic of androgens and their role in male health. It is authored by one of the most renowned experts in urology - the former director of the Department of Urology at Boston University (BU) School of Medicine. Given...
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    Cortisol And Serotonin Are Causative Agents In (male) Liver Cancer

    The role of serotonin in all cancers of the billiary and GI tracts was well-known in the first half of the 20th century. The term carcinoid syndrome was used to describe the spectrum of such cancers and it was widely acknowledged that most of the patients died as a result of the fibrosis that...
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    DHT Lowers Risk Of Diabetes In Older Males

    Most endocrinologists view DHT as an almost exclusively bad hormone. Aside from the its much publicized (and likely incorrect) role in prostate cancer and MPB, endocrinologists consider DHT as a causative agent in insulin resistance and even diabetes type II. Most of that misguided opinion...
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    Vitamin E Dramatically Lowers Risk Of Pneumonia

    The strongest effect was seen in older males who had quit smoking but the vitamin E had some effect in virtually all groups. The dose was just 50mg daily, which is about 75 IU. More importantly, they used DL-α-tocopheryl acetate, which has only about 50% of the activity of alpha-tocopherol. So...
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    DHT Is The Primary Driver Of Male Sexual Activity And Is Crucial For Male Orgasm

    Yet another study pointing out that DHT is quite the good guy, for both men and women alike. Contribution of dihydrotestosterone to male sexual behaviour. - PubMed - NCBI "...RESULTS: Serum dihydrotestosterone concentration was the only independent hormonal predictor of the frequency of...
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    Depression May Be Caused By Estrogen In Females And Cortisol In Males

    A very interesting study, which points to a potential difference in the depression etiology between the sexes. However, given that cortisol is one of the strong activators of the aromatase enzyme, high cortisol also means high estrogen in males. The study openly discusses the effect of stress on...
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