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Some men reported a drop in libido that resolved by the end of the study. There was also mild weight gain and small reductions in HDL cholesterol. A few tweaks to the formulation or dosing might fix those problems. “Overall, we were very encouraged about the safety profile,” Dr. Page said.

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She explained the work, its promise, and the next steps in a video interview at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. The National Institutes of Health is funding development. Dr. Page didn’t have any relevant disclosures.

SOURCE: Page S et al. ENDO 2018, Abstract OR15-2.

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