After the success of Vasalgel in monkey trials it aims to start human clinical trials next year. In order for it to have a chance of replacing the traditional surgical method of vasectomy, the researchers will need to show that the procedure is reversible.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that testosterone improves libido in older men but does not enhance their vitality.
Factors that predict greater prostate-specific antigen (PSA) increase with use of testosterone gel (T-gel) include age 60 years and older, baseline testosterone (T) ≤250 ng/dL, and percentage of free PSA <20 percent, a new study has found.
Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel have devised a method that may be able to repair nerve damage.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.