A S Dobs

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of enobosarm on muscle wasting and physical function in patients with cancer: a double-blind, randomised controlled phase 2 trial
    Adrian S Dobs
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:335-45. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of oral estrogen versus oral estrogen-androgen replacement therapy on body composition in postmenopausal women
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1509-16. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-term pharmacokinetic comparison of a novel testosterone buccal system and a testosterone gel in testosterone deficient men
    A S Dobs
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:729-38. 2004
  4. doi request reprint The role of accurate testosterone testing in the treatment and management of male hypogonadism
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, JHU Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 328, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    Steroids 73:1305-10. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Does testosterone therapy increase the risk of prostate cancer?
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:904-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic abnormalities in HIV disease and injection drug use
    Adrian Dobs
    The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:S70-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced gynecomastia
    Ari Eckman
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:691-702. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and safety of a permeation-enhanced testosterone transdermal system in comparison with bi-weekly injections of testosterone enanthate for the treatment of hypogonadal men
    A S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:3469-78. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships among lipoprotein levels, sex hormones, anthropometric parameters, and age in hypogonadal men treated for 1 year with a permeation-enhanced testosterone transdermal system
    A S Dobs
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:1026-33. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of methyl testosterone administration on plasma viscosity in postmenopausal women
    Shehzad Basaria
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:209-14. 2002

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Publications54

  1. doi request reprint Effects of enobosarm on muscle wasting and physical function in patients with cancer: a double-blind, randomised controlled phase 2 trial
    Adrian S Dobs
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:335-45. 2013
    ..This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial assessed the efficacy and safety of enobosarm, a selective androgen receptor modulator, in patients with cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of oral estrogen versus oral estrogen-androgen replacement therapy on body composition in postmenopausal women
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1509-16. 2002
    ..There were no noteworthy side effects. In conclusion, E/A replacement therapy can improve body composition, lower-body muscle strength, quality of life, and sexual functioning in postmenopausal women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-term pharmacokinetic comparison of a novel testosterone buccal system and a testosterone gel in testosterone deficient men
    A S Dobs
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:729-38. 2004
    ..The primary objective of the study was to compare the percentage of men with mean serum total T (C(ave(0-24))) within normal range during the 24-h pharmacokinetic (PK) sampling period on Days 14 and 15...
  4. doi request reprint The role of accurate testosterone testing in the treatment and management of male hypogonadism
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, JHU Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 328, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    Steroids 73:1305-10. 2008
    ..Both clinicians and researchers need better assays to better understand basic mechanisms, diagnose, treat, and monitor men with testosterone deficiency...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does testosterone therapy increase the risk of prostate cancer?
    Adrian S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:904-11. 2008
    ..To review factors affecting use of testosterone therapy for hypogonadism including the persistent controversial link between testosterone therapy and prostate cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic abnormalities in HIV disease and injection drug use
    Adrian Dobs
    The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:S70-7. 2002
    ..The issues covered are current estimations of prevalence, risk factors, underlying pathophysiology, diagnosis, and interventions (prevention and treatment) for metabolic complications of HIV and drug abuse...
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced gynecomastia
    Ari Eckman
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:691-702. 2008
    ..When a man is euogonadal, a trial of the anti-estrogen, tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor may be an option...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and safety of a permeation-enhanced testosterone transdermal system in comparison with bi-weekly injections of testosterone enanthate for the treatment of hypogonadal men
    A S Dobs
    Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:3469-78. 1999
    ..m. in minimizing excessive stimulation of erythropoiesis, preventing/ameliorating gynecomastia, and not over-suppressing gonadotropins...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships among lipoprotein levels, sex hormones, anthropometric parameters, and age in hypogonadal men treated for 1 year with a permeation-enhanced testosterone transdermal system
    A S Dobs
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:1026-33. 2001
    ..In hypogonadal men the effects of transdermal testosterone replacement on serum lipoproteins appear consistent with the physiological effects of testosterone in eugonadal men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of methyl testosterone administration on plasma viscosity in postmenopausal women
    Shehzad Basaria
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:209-14. 2002
    ..Recently, there has been a growing interest in the treatment of postmenopausal women with androgens. However, no data are available on plasma viscosity and fibrinogen levels in postmenopausal women on combined oestrogen/androgen therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of high-dose isoflavones on cognition, quality of life, androgens, and lipoprotein in post-menopausal women
    S Basaria
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:150-5. 2009
    ..Isoflavones, a class of plant estrogens, have structural similarities to estradiol. Hence, isoflavones may exert beneficial estrogenic health effects in postmenopausal women with fewer adverse effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism and androgen replacement therapy in elderly men
    S Basaria
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 110:563-72. 2001
    ..This review summarizes the trials of testosterone replacement therapy in elderly men and outlines a diagnostic approach to these patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of high-dose estrogen and high-dose estrogen plus methyltestosterone treatment on cognitive task performance in postmenopausal women
    Amy B Wisniewski
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Horm Res 58:150-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the cognitive effects of high-dose oral estrogen alone or in combination with oral methyltestosterone in postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body shape and composition in HIV-infected women: an urban cohort
    S L Karmon
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    HIV Med 6:245-52. 2005
    ..In this study, we sought to characterize the body changes reported by women attending a US urban clinic, and to evaluate contributing factors using inexpensive methods that are readily available in clinical practice...
  15. pmc Low free testosterone in HIV-infected men is not associated with subclinical cardiovascular disease
    A K Monroe
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    HIV Med 13:358-66. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationships among free testosterone (FT), subclinical CVD, and HIV disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endogenous postmenopausal hormones and serum lipids: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Shiyama Mudali
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1202-9. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that endogenous sex hormones may play a role in regulating lipid metabolism in postmenopausal women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Handedness, functional cerebral hemispheric lateralization, and cognition in male-to-female transsexuals receiving cross-sex hormone treatment
    Amy B Wisniewski
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:167-72. 2005
    ..Previous observations of female-typical patterns in cerebral lateralization and cognitive performance in male-to-female transsexuals were not found in the current study...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of illicit drug use and HIV infection on sex hormone levels in women
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0941, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:244-51. 2006
    ..001). Alcohol and crack cocaine use was not associated with sex hormone levels. Age, race, body mass index and degree of HIV immunosuppression were also associated with differences in sex hormone levels...
  19. ncbi request reprint New modalities of transdermal testosterone replacement
    Shehzad Basaria
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Treat Endocrinol 2:1-9. 2003
    ..There are no harmful effects on the prostate and lipids. Acne, polycythemia, and gynecomastia are less common with this form of therapy than with the intramuscular esters...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical review: Controversies regarding transdermal androgen therapy in postmenopausal women
    Shehzad Basaria
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4743-52. 2006
    ..Transdermal testosterone patch (Intrinsa) was developed to deliver a physiological amount of testosterone. In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration voted not to approve Intrinsa until long-term safety data are available...
  21. ncbi request reprint Current and future testosterone delivery systems for treatment of the hypogonadal male
    Emily Pfeil
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 328, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 5:471-81. 2008
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  22. pmc The association of endogenous sex hormones, adiposity, and insulin resistance with incident diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Rita Rastogi Kalyani
    Departments of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4127-35. 2009
    ..Previous studies have not explored possible factors explaining these relationships...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of androgen deprivation therapy in prostate cancer patients
    Shehzad Basaria
    Division of Endocrinolgy and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:779-86. 2002
    ..Because hypogonadism in men is associated with a wide range of complications, we attempted to determine the effects of long-term ADT in men with PCa...
  24. pmc Hip bone geometry in HIV/HCV-co-infected men and healthy controls
    V Walker Harris
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1779-87. 2012
    ..We compared hip strength between HIV/HCV-co-infected men and healthy men and found that HIV/HCV-co-infected men had decreased hip strength due to lower lean body mass...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endocrine disorders in men infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    A S Dobs
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
    Am J Med 84:611-6. 1988
    ..Indices of thyroid function were normal with the exception of one ARC man with a low free thyroxine index. In conclusion, hypogonadism is common in men with HIV infection and may be the first or most sensitive endocrine abnormality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein profile in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy
    M Braga-Basaria
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int J Impot Res 18:494-8. 2006
    ..Long-term prospective studies are needed to determine the time of onset of changes in these lipoproteins while on ADT and the influence of these changes on cardiovascular mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical review 138: Anabolic-androgenic steroid therapy in the treatment of chronic diseases
    S Basaria
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:5108-17. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones and glucose tolerance status in postmenopausal women
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1289-95. 2007
    ..Most studies have not examined these associations in a large group of postmenopausal women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in men with prostate cancer undergoing long-term androgen-deprivation therapy
    Milena Braga-Basaria
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3979-83. 2006
    ..Because male hypogonadism is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome and men with PCa have high cardiovascular mortality, we evaluated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in men undergoing long-term ADT...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone on body composition of the aging male
    Shiyama Mudali
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21208, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 125:297-304. 2004
    ..However, hypogonadism must be diagnosed carefully, and therapy should be monitored regularly in order to avoid the adverse effects associated with testosterone supplementation...
  31. ncbi request reprint The lung as an alternative route of delivery for insulin in controlling postprandial glucose levels in patients with diabetes
    B L Laube
    Division of Radiation Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 114:1734-9. 1998
    ..To determine the efficacy of the lung as an alternative route of delivery for insulin in controlling glucose below diabetic levels (11.2 mmol/L) 2 h after the ingestion of a meal in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  32. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal anthropometric changes in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men
    Todd Brown
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:356-62. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Safety and adverse effects of androgens: how to counsel patients
    Shehzad Basaria
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 333, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:S25-32. 2004
    ..We believe that long-term studies are necessary to observe the potential effect of androgen replacement on cardiovascular mortality, breast and endometrial tissues, and mood and anger before this therapy can be used routinely in women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Androgen deficiency, diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome in men
    Rita R Kalyani
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:226-34. 2007
    ..This article focuses on the mechanisms underlying the interdependent relationship between these conditions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is hypogonadism a risk factor for sexual dysfunction?
    Akinlolu Ojumu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Androl 24:S46-51. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Opiate drug use: a potential contributor to the endocrine and metabolic complications in human immunodeficiency virus disease
    Odelia B Cooper
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S132-6. 2003
    ..Although much of the evidence should be viewed as preliminary, these potential abnormalities should be kept in mind when treating opiate-dependent patients infected with HIV...
  37. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal increases in waist circumference are associated with HIV-serostatus, independent of antiretroviral therapy
    Todd T Brown
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS 21:1731-8. 2007
    ..The relative contributions of the different classes of antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV infection per se, and aging to body shape changes in HIV-infected patients have not been clearly defined in longitudinal studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Body composition, gender, and illicit drug use in an urban cohort
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:467-74. 2007
    ..3 vs.19.9 kg, p = .01) and lower body mass index (21.9 vs. 25.1, p = .01) versus less frequent or nonusers. These data suggest a sex difference in body composition associated with drug use...
  39. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, quality of life, and neuropsychological performance in HIV/AIDS: the impact of gender and injection drug use
    Amy B Wisniewski
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurovirol 11:138-43. 2005
    ..Thus, further study and development of treatment protocols targeted at including women and IDU are needed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Male hypogonadism in systemic disease
    Rita R Kalyani
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 36:333-48. 2007
    ..More information is needed regarding the risk benefits of testosterone treatment on health outcomes in men who have systemic illness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fish oil supplementation in the treatment of cachexia in pancreatic cancer patients
    Todd T Brown
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 34:143-50. 2003
    ..Concerns about standardization and quality control should also be considered. With the current available evidence, a recommendation for the use of omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pancreatic cancer cachexia is premature...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance in men with prostate carcinoma who receive androgen-deprivation therapy
    Shehzad Basaria
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and National Institut on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Cancer 106:581-8. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint New testosterone buccal system (Striant) delivers physiological testosterone levels: pharmacokinetics study in hypogonadal men
    Christina Wang
    Department of Medicine, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90509 2910, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3821-9. 2004
    ..The T buccal system is a novel T formulation that offers a safe, effective, and convenient alternative to existing formulations for physiological T replacement therapy in hypogonadal men...
  44. pmc Androgen levels in older men who have or who are at risk of acquiring HIV infection
    Robert S Klein
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1794-803. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal function in men and women using heroin and cocaine, stratified by HIV status
    Amy B Wisniewski
    Department of Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa 50311 4505, USA
    Gend Med 4:35-44. 2007
    ..Most studies of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) function in illicit drug users either focus on men or do not consider the impact of HIV...
  46. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy and the prevalence and incidence of diabetes mellitus in the multicenter AIDS cohort study
    Todd T Brown
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1179-84. 2005
    ..The risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has not been well defined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cumulative exposure to nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors is associated with insulin resistance markers in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
    Todd T Brown
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 19:1375-83. 2005
    ..To estimate insulin resistance and its relationship to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of HIV-infected persons with comparison to HIV-seronegative controls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes in the incidence and predictors of wasting syndrome related to human immunodeficiency virus infection, 1987-1999
    Ellen Smit
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:211-8. 2002
    ..05) and potent ART (p = 0.097). Predictors of wasting have changed with potent ART. Further research is needed to determine whether lipodystrophy may be misdiagnosed as wasting syndrome...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of simvastatin, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, in patients with hypertriglyceridemia
    Jonathan Isaacsohn
    Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:18-24. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Cortisol levels and depression in men and women using heroin and cocaine
    Amy B Wisniewski
    Department of Biology, Drake University, 328 Olin Hall, 1344 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311 4505, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:250-5. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Nebido: a long-acting injectable testosterone for the treatment of male hypogonadism
    Lindsey Harle
    University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, TX, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:1751-9. 2005
    ..In this paper, the structure, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and side-effect profile of testosterone undecanoate will be reviewed and also compared with other existing testosterone esters...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reduced bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients and its association with increased central adiposity and postload hyperglycemia
    Todd T Brown
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1200-6. 2004
    ..Bone resorption is independently associated with female gender and dyslipidemia. HIV-infected patients with metabolic abnormalities may represent a population that would benefit from bone density screening...
  53. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of cancer cachexia: issues in designing clinical trials of dietary supplements
    Lindsey Harle
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:1039-46. 2005
    ..The methodology of the clinical trial is reviewed here and the unique problems faced by investigators in designing studies of dietary supplements are discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Testosterone making an entry into the cardiometabolic world
    Shehzad Basaria
    Circulation 116:2658-61. 2007

Research Grants10

  1. Cognitive Consequences of Endocrine Dysfunction in IDU
    Adrian Dobs; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will obtain a better understanding of the relationship between drug use and cognition, and also expand our understanding of the effects of sex steroids on cognitive performance, in an under-studied population. ..
  2. GONADAL HORMONES ON BODY COMPOSITION, HIV AND DRUG USE
    Adrian Dobs; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies can provide information to further our understanding of gender differences in disease progression and treatment. ..