Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Testosterone Supplements Might Help Patients With Heart Failure

Patients struggling with moderate to severe heart failure might benefit from testosterone supplementation to boost their ability to exercise, new Canadian research suggests. But it's far too soon to recommend testosterone as a therapy for heart failure patients, a cardiology expert warned.

The research team analyzed four randomized studies, conducted between 1980 and 2010, which had examined the potential benefit of treating heart failure patients with testosterone supplementation.