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The Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre is a resource for healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with the condition.

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:

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  • Mood and behaviour
  • Sexual health

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.

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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

Degarelix: a review of its use in patients with prostate cancer.

6 days ago -  Degarelix: a review of its use in patients with prostate cancer.

Degarelix (Firmagon(®); Gonax(®)) is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist that is approved for the treatment of advanced (hormone-dependent) prostate cancer in the US and EU ...

Degarelix as an intermittent androgen deprivation therapy for one or more treatment cycles in patients with prostate cancer.

10 days ago -  Degarelix as an intermittent androgen deprivation therapy for one or more treatment cycles in patients with prostate cancer.

Background: Guidelines for prostate cancer treatment suggest that intermittent androgen deprivation (IAD) can be considered for certain patients. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ...

Medical Images

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
Key events leading up to the era of HAART
Key events leading up to the era of HAART
gp120 and the CCR5 co-receptor
 gp120 and the CCR5 co-receptor
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

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

Exploratory Study of Safety and ex Vivo Fluorescence of BLZ-100 in Adult Subjects With Solid Tumors Undergoing Surgery

Wed 01 Jul 2015

Surgery is the primary treatment modality for many types of cancer and the extent of surgical resection is directly related to patient survival. However, it is often difficult for surgeons ...

Treatment With MSC in HIV-infected Patients With Controlled Viremia and Immunological Discordant Response

Mon 10 Nov 2014

Clinical trial phase I/II, of test of concept, blind double, and controlled with placebo, randomized 2:1 (Treatment: placebo), in which a total of 15 patients will be ...

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