ANDRE ARAUJO

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sleep related problems and urological symptoms: testing the hypothesis of bidirectionality in a longitudinal, population based study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Urol 191:100-6. 2014
  2. pmc Sex steroid hormone levels and body composition in men
    Margaret A Gates
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2442-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important differences in the vaginal insertion and successful intercourse items of the sexual encounter profile
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 9:169-79. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnic differences in bone mineral density in men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:943-53. 2007
  5. pmc Association between testosterone and estradiol and age-related decline in physical function in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2000-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Sex steroids and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1252-60. 2007
  7. pmc Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:350-6. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4241-7. 2007
  9. pmc Correlations between serum testosterone, estradiol, and sex hormone-binding globulin and bone mineral density in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2135-41. 2008
  10. pmc Endocrinology of the aging male
    Andre B Araujo
    Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Inc, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25:303-19. 2011

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Sleep related problems and urological symptoms: testing the hypothesis of bidirectionality in a longitudinal, population based study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Urol 191:100-6. 2014
    ..We evaluate the bidirectional association between urological symptoms (urinary incontinence, lower urinary tract symptoms and nocturia) and sleep related variables...
  2. pmc Sex steroid hormone levels and body composition in men
    Margaret A Gates
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2442-50. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Minimal clinically important differences in the vaginal insertion and successful intercourse items of the sexual encounter profile
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 9:169-79. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnic differences in bone mineral density in men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:943-53. 2007
    ..Black men exhibited higher BMD than Hispanic or White men. Age-related BMD decreases were greatest among Hispanic men. Results may help explain variation in hip fracture rates by race/ethnicity...
  5. pmc Association between testosterone and estradiol and age-related decline in physical function in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2000-8. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Sex steroids and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1252-60. 2007
    ..Sex steroid levels are related to metabolic outcomes that could convey higher risk of premature death...
  7. pmc Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:350-6. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine whether erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) beyond traditional risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4241-7. 2007
    ..Despite recognition that androgen deficiency in men should be defined according to biochemical and clinical criteria, most prevalence estimates are based on low testosterone levels alone...
  9. pmc Correlations between serum testosterone, estradiol, and sex hormone-binding globulin and bone mineral density in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2135-41. 2008
    ..However, most studies have been conducted in homogenous populations, and it is not known whether differences in hormones impact racial and ethnic differences in BMD...
  10. pmc Endocrinology of the aging male
    Andre B Araujo
    Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Inc, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25:303-19. 2011
    ..There is a comprehensive discussion of the epidemiology of sex hormone changes, including their age associations, prevalence of symptomatic hypogonadism, secular changes, risk factors, and the association of sex hormones with outcomes...
  11. pmc Clinical review: Endogenous testosterone and mortality in men: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre B Araujo
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3007-19. 2011
    ..Low testosterone levels have been associated with outcomes that reduce survival in men...
  12. pmc Lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function in a diverse population of men: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:508. 2010
    ..The objective of this analysis is to examine racial/ethnic differences and racial/ethnic group-specific cross-sectional age differences in measures of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical function among men...
  13. pmc Erectile dysfunction and mortality
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2445-54. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) share pathophysiological mechanisms and often co-occur. Yet it is not known whether ED provides an early warning for increased CVD or other causes of mortality...
  14. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density among Hispanic men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:245-55. 2009
    ..We observed differences in vitamin D deficiency and low BMD between Hispanic ethnic subgroups that persisted with adjustment for risk factors. Our data indicate a substantial burden of low BMD and vitamin D deficiency among Hispanic men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between sex hormones and erectile dysfunction? Results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:2584-8. 2006
    ..Simultaneously, age related changes occur in male endocrine functioning. We examined the association between erectile dysfunction and total testosterone, bioavailable testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and luteinizing hormone...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low sex hormone-binding globulin, total testosterone, and symptomatic androgen deficiency are associated with development of the metabolic syndrome in nonobese men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:843-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether low serum sex hormone levels or clinical androgen deficiency (AD) predict the development of MetS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in sexual function in middle-aged and older men: longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1502-9. 2004
    ..To describe within-individual change in sexual function over a 9-year period and to determine whether the amount of change differs by age group...
  18. pmc Sex hormone-binding globulin as an independent predictor of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in men
    Kishore M Lakshman
    Director of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:503-9. 2010
    ..As total T and SHBG levels are highly correlated, we determined whether SHBG influences the risk of T2DM through T or whether SHBG is an independent predictor of T2DM...
  19. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin, and frailty in older men
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:548-55. 2007
    ..To determine whether testosterone (T) levels are associated with frailty or its components...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age trends in the level of serum testosterone and other hormones in middle-aged men: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts male aging study
    Henry A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:589-98. 2002
    ..The paradoxical finding that longitudinal age trends were steeper than cross-sectional trends suggests that incident poor health may accelerate the age-related decline in androgen levels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction as a predictor of the metabolic syndrome in aging men: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:222-6. 2006
    ..We determined whether erectile dysfunction is predictive of the metabolic syndrome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of androgen deficiency in middle-aged and older men: estimates from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5920-6. 2004
    ..3 per 1,000 person-years, and the rate increased significantly (P < 0.0001) with age. Based on these incidence data, we can expect approximately 481,000 new cases of androgen deficiency per year in U.S. men 40-69 yr old...
  23. pmc Sexual activity, erectile dysfunction, and incident cardiovascular events
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:192-7. 2010
    ..45, 95% confidence interval 1.04 to 2.01). In conclusion, our results suggest that a low frequency of sexual activity predicts CVD independently of ED and that screening for sexual activity might be clinically useful...
  24. pmc Risk factors for incident erectile dysfunction among community-dwelling men
    Susan A Hall
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institute, Watertown, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 7:712-22. 2010
    ..Compared to the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED), fewer studies have focused on the incidence of ED and even fewer have focused on nonmedical risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in testosterone levels and treatment in older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16:211-7. 2009
    ..This article reviews the evidence in favor of such secular trends and discusses potential causes and implications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serum androgen levels in black, Hispanic, and white men
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4326-34. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in androgen levels could account for differences in prostate cancer risk, body composition, and bone loss...
  27. pmc Association of sex hormones and C-reactive protein levels in men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:527-33. 2010
    ..The objective of this analysis was to investigate the association between sex hormone levels and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a population-based sample of men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessing symptoms of hypogonadism by self-administered questionnaire: qualitative findings in patients and controls
    Raymond C Rosen
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Aging Male 12:77-85. 2009
    ..A new self-administered questionnaire of hypogonadism symptoms is being developed to address this need. The process for questionnaire development and results from the first (qualitative) phase are presented...
  29. pmc Frailty, serum androgens, and the CAG repeat polymorphism: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2746-54. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that (CAG)n would exhibit a modifying influence on the association between circulating total and calculated free testosterone (TT and FT) and physical frailty in aging men...
  30. pmc Relative contributions of modifiable risk factors to erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Prev Med 50:19-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relative contribution of modifiable risk factors (physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) to inter-subject variation in erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  31. pmc Relation between serum testosterone, serum estradiol, sex hormone-binding globulin, and geometrical measures of adult male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:853-60. 2009
    ..Although previous studies have indicated associations between circulating testosterone (T) or estradiol (E2) concentrations and bone mineral density, the relationship between gonadal steroids and skeletal geometry is not well defined...
  32. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of aging, health, and lifestyle factors to serum testosterone decline in men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:549-55. 2007
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations decline with age, the relative contributions of changes in health and lifestyle to that decline have not been adequately assessed...
  33. ncbi request reprint A population-level decline in serum testosterone levels in American men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:196-202. 2007
    ..These observations motivate a hypothesis of a population-level decrease in T over calendar time, independent of chronological aging...
  34. ncbi request reprint The natural progression and remission of erectile dysfunction: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 177:241-6; discussion 246. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Lean mass and not fat mass is associated with male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:189-98. 2008
    ..Analyses showed that nonbone lean mass, but not fat mass, is independently associated with measures of proximal femur density, axial and bending strength, and resistance to buckling...
  36. ncbi request reprint The health of normally aging men: The Massachusetts Male Aging Study (1987-2004)
    Amy B O'Donnell
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Exp Gerontol 39:975-84. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Cortisol levels and measures of body composition in middle-aged and older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:71-7. 2007
    ..We undertook an analysis to determine both cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between body composition and serum cortisol concentrations in a randomly chosen group of 999 community-dwelling men, aged 40-79 years...
  38. doi request reprint The natural history of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men: onset, progression, and spontaneous remission
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:831-9. 2008
    ..To describe the onset, progression, and remission of symptomatic androgen deficiency (SAD) using longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study (MMAS)...
  39. doi request reprint Treatment of symptomatic androgen deficiency: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Nine Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02474, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1070-6. 2008
    ..We describe patterns and correlates of testosterone treatment in community-dwelling men...
  40. pmc Correlates of low testosterone and symptomatic androgen deficiency in a population-based sample
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3870-7. 2008
    ..Risk factors for low testosterone and symptomatic androgen deficiency (AD) may be modifiable...
  41. ncbi request reprint The relationship between libido and testosterone levels in aging men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2509-13. 2006
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations are related to libido, the strength of that relationship in community-dwelling men has not yet been determined...
  42. doi request reprint The NERI Hypogonadism Screener: psychometric validation in male patients and controls
    Raymond C Rosen
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:248-56. 2011
    ..To present data on the quantitative validation of a new self-report instrument (HG Screener) developed to identify men with symptoms of HG...
  43. pmc The validity of a single-question self-report of erectile dysfunction. Results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Amy B O'Donnell
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:515-9. 2005
    ..To determine how well a single question of self-reported erectile dysfunction compares to a gold standard clinical urologic examination...
  44. ncbi request reprint More on the measurement of normal testosterone levels: comments on the Barrett-Connor commentary
    Beth A Mohr
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:235-7. 2005
  45. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:40-6. 2008
    ..Although racial and ethnic differences in vitamin D status and bone mineral density (BMD) are recognized, less is known about how differences in vitamin D status impact BMD, especially among men...
  46. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in bone turnover markers in men
    Benjamin Z Leder
    Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Thier 1047, 50 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3453-7. 2007
    ..Whereas racial and ethnic differences in fracture risk and bone mineral density (BMD) in men have been well described, the influence of race and ethnicity on biochemical markers of bone turnover is less clear...
  47. ncbi request reprint Low testosterone levels in elderly men with dysthymic disorder
    Stuart N Seidman
    Late Life Depression Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:456-9. 2002
    ..Symptoms of both HPG axis hypofunction and dysthymic disorder include dysphoria, fatigue, and low libido. The authors compared total testosterone levels in three groups of elderly men...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessment of screening evaluations is not straightforward Comment on: "Comparison of screening questionnaires for the diagnosis of hypogonadism" [J.E. Morley, H.M. Perry III, R.T. Kevorkian, P. Patrick, Maturitas 53 (2006) 424-429]
    Thomas G Travison
    Maturitas 54:305-6; author reply 307-8. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration as a risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes
    H Klar Yaggi
    Yale University School of Medicine, 300 Cedar Street, TAC 441, P O Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520 8057, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:657-61. 2006
    ..Short-term partial sleep restriction results in glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term relationship between sleep duration and the incidence of clinical diabetes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Male menopause: time for a decent burial?
    John B McKinlay
    Menopause 14:973-5. 2007

Research Grants2

  1. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Fall Risk and Bone Strength Among Men
    ANDRE ARAUJO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will continue to inform our understanding of bone fragility, bone loss, and osteoporosis. ..
  2. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Fall Risk and Bone Strength Among Men
    Andre B Araujo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will continue to inform our understanding of bone fragility, bone loss, and osteoporosis. ..