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The Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre is a free resource for healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with the condition. Users can expect to find disease awareness sections covering epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms and current best practice treatment guidelines. 

The publications digest section of this resource is regularly updated with analysis and commentary on recent scientific articles related to male hypogonadism. There are currently over 50 articles available in the publications digest area, which can be filtered by year or by the following comorbidities:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Cardiovascular
  • Mood and behaviour
  • Sexual health

A resources area also contains downloadable materials and links to useful tools, societies and other external websites. 

This resource has been produced in collaboration with Bayer AG, with content provided by Bayer AG.
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Clinical Case Studies

HIV and Syphilis in Pregnancy

Infection: Genitourinary Infection

Nneka Nwokolo, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Case History
A 35-year-old Ethiopian woman was referred from the antenatal clinic with the following results from her booking blood tests: human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) antibody-positive, venereal disease research laboratory (VDRL) test 1:64, syphilis immunoglobulin G/immunoglobulin M positive, Treponema pallidum particle agglutination (TPPA) positive. She was 20 weeks pregnant with her fourth child.

Cryptococcal Disease in HIV

Infection: HIV Infection

Neil D. Ritchie, Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Case History
A 43-year-old Zimbabwean woman presented with headache and meningism of several weeks' duration.

Latest News

Medical Videos

The Risk Factors Associated With Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Risk Factors Associated With Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

Medical Journal Abstracts on Sexual Health

Elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide for the treatment of HIV in adults.

Sat 05 Dec 2015 -  Elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide for the treatment of HIV in adults.

Introduction: Tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) is is a novel tenofovir prodrug with a 90% reduction in plasma tenofovir concentrations as compared to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and such property ...

Minimally Invasive Prostate Convective Water Vapor Energy (WAVE) Ablation: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Study for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Thu 29 Oct 2015 -  Minimally Invasive Prostate Convective Water Vapor Energy (WAVE) Ablation: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Study for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Purpose: This report reveals results of a multicenter randomized-control study utilizing transurethral prostate convective water vapor thermal energy to treat lower urinary tract symptoms associated ...

Medical Images

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
HIV-1 genome
HIV-1 genome
HIV-1 group M subtypes and CRFs
HIV-1 group M subtypes and CRFs
HIV envelope glycoprotein
HIV envelope glycoprotein
gp120 and the CCR5 co-receptor
 gp120 and the CCR5 co-receptor
Key events leading up to the era of HAART
Key events leading up to the era of HAART

Clinical Guidelines

The Second European Evidenced-Based Consensus on Reproduction and Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Mar 2015

Trying to conceive and being pregnant is an emotional period for those involved. In the majority of..

... patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, maintenance therapy is required during pregnancy to control the disease, and disease control might necessitate introduction of new drugs during a vulnerable period. In this updated consensus on the reproduction and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease reproductive issues including fertility, the safety of drugs during pregnancy and lactation are discussed.

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction: Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation

Mar 2015

Erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence) and premature ejaculation (PE) are the two main complaints in..

... male sexual medicine. New oral therapies have completely changed the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to ED and the Guidelines Office of The European Association of Urology (EAU) has appointed an Expert Panel to update previously published EAU guidelines for ED or impotence. The update is based on a review of available scientific information, current research, and clinical practice in the field. The Expert Panel has also identified critical problems and knowledge gaps, setting priorities for future clinical research.

Online CME

Chlamydia screening

After completing this module you should know: why it is important to screen for chlamydia, who to screen under the chlamydia screening programme and which samples to request, how to...

Clinical Trials

Randomized AmnioFix Study During Radical Prostatectomy

Fri 01 Jan 2016

The goal of this clinical research study is to learn about the safety and the effectiveness of using AmnioFix® (dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane, also called dHACM) to help improve the ...

PK Patch 12 Week Continuous Use

Thu 01 Oct 2015

Investigators propose a descriptive pharmacokinetic study of the serum hormone levels of estrogen and progesterone with extended use (12 weeks) of the contraceptive patch. The primary objective is ...

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