Category Archives: Testosterone Information



Testosterone ruled in My Paper Executive


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

The winners of the contest (from left): Richard Que, first runner up; Alvin Yeo, winner; Nabil Mattar, second runner up. By Joy Fang My Paper Monday, May 06, 2013 It was a man's world at the sixth My Paper Executive competition last Friday, with the top three places snagged by the men for the first time in the contest's history. Winner Alvin Yeo, 29, a public- relations consultant at Strategic Public Relations Group, beat 15 other finalists to nab the grand prize of $10,000 and the title of Singapore's savviest executive. The three-hour showdown was held at The Cube in … Read more »

What More T Can Do for You


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Details Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 23:25 Men with the highest testosterone levels were more assertive, took more control of the conversation with the women and generally were more successful with females./Google ImagesTHE male hormone has the power to shape a man's destiny. Attract Women A recent study at Wayne State University explored the outcome of two groups of men competing to win the attention of an attractive female. Researchers found that men with the highest testosterone levels in the study were more assertive, took more control of the conversation with the women and generally were more successful with … Read more »

Testosterone Study In Male Birds Offers Insight In Human Behaviors


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

December 30, 2013 Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Your Universe Online Adding a little testosterone to a male canarys brain influences the birds ability to successfully attract a mate through birdsong. Male canaries use their song to win over a female canary as a mate. The quality and frequency of the songs change along with the seasons. Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University wrote in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that adding testosterone into select areas of a males brain enhances song activity. The studys findings could help provide more insight into how testosterone acts in … Read more »

Testosterone deficiency may be striking early


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Women aren't the only ones at the mercy of hormonal fluctuations. Now men, in the age group of early 30s and 40s, are grumpy, tired, sleepless and lacking libido because of low levels of testosterone the male hormone. Though no official statistics are available, many endocrinologists are reporting an increasing incidence among younger men. Dipping testosterone threw Vipul Khanna's work and family life out of gear two years ago. "I had problems like tiredness, insomnia and low libido. I even had difficulty in concentrating and remembering things," says Khanna, now 38. Diagnostic tests revealed that his testosterone level had plunged … Read more »

What is testosterone?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

FEATURE Testosterone is the most important androgen (male sex hormone) in men and it is needed for normal reproductive and sexual function. It is important for the physical changes that happen during male puberty, such as development of the penis and testes, and for the features typical of adult men such as facial and body hair. Testosterone also acts on cells in the testes to make sperm. It is also important for overall good health. It helps the growth of bones and muscles, and it affects mood, libido (sex drive) and certain aspects of mental ability. How is testosterone production … Read more »

The Modern Female Eunuch


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Historically, low levels of testosterone seemed to make eunuchs ideal negotiators. Their highly specialized and respected roles are now being filled by women. Qing Dynasty Imperial Dowager Empress of China with palace eunuchs [Wikimedia Commons] Germaine Greer's 1970 feminist screed The Female Eunuch gave eunuchs a bad name. Applying the term for castrated males to women's political and social disempowerment, Greer overlooked the fact that actual eunuchs -- and other men with low testosterone -- have occupied some of the most powerful positions in government and the military throughout history. Only a few countries, and a handful of U.S. states, … Read more »

Low testosterone levels cause health woes


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

By Daryll Nanayakara my paper Friday, Mar 30, 2012 On screen, he plays a crimebusting officer, leading a crack team of elite men and women from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, in the TV series Point Of Entry. But in reality, actor Bernard Tan has suffered for nearly three years from fatigue and a lack of motivation to go about his daily activities - including acting. "Initially, I thought I was overworked and that I should sleep more. Even after getting enough rest, I still felt that way," the 49-year-old bachelor said yesterday. But a pamphlet he came across in … Read more »

Will Testosterone Fuel Biotech’s Next Great Race?


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Boys will be boys. We fight, we apologize, and we enjoy some cold ones the next day like nothing happened. That fraternal feeling may never reach some feuding biotech companies, which seem to find the courtroom as familiar as the research lab. At the center of it all is the hormone that defines masculinity itself: testosterone. Feel the irony? By now you've probably seen a commercial on TV or a full page print ad for AbbVie's (NYSE: ABBV) AndroGel -- the leading testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, on the market. And you shouldn't expect the marketing barrage to end any … Read more »

Your Life on Testosterone: Overly Sure of Yourself, Unwilling to Listen


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

The hormone makes people more egocentric and dramatically reduces cooperation between people, according to a new study of females. YuriyZhuravov/Shutterstock A study testing the effect of testosterone has found that it dramatically lowers cooperation between individuals, making people more egocentric. In this study, people performed their task more poorly under the influence of testosterone. It didn't affect their individual performance, but the lack of cooperation it caused resulted in partners making the wrong choice more frequently than they did when not under the influence of testosterone. Oh, and by the way, all the subjects were women. Self-centered, unwilling to listen, … Read more »

AFL's testosterone fears


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2018

Exclusive FEARS have been raised among players that the practice of micro-doping common in sports such as cycling and athletics might have been practised by rogue individuals in the AFL. Concerns have been expressed to the AFL Players Association that a small number of players might have been taking tiny, undetectable amounts of performance-enhancing substances such as testosterone and human growth hormone, or its equivalents. The AFLPA has been made aware that players might have used arm patches similar to nicotine patches that contain testosterone, or have used creams with properties similar to HGH. These concerns, while not widespread, have … Read more »