Testosterone Promotes Cognitive Acuity
Posted on July 11, 2013, 6 a.m. in Women’s Health Brain and Mental Performance Hormone Replacement Therapy Testosterone
A testosterone gel applied daily may improve cognitive performance in postmenopausal women, suggests research completed by a team at Monash University (Australia). Susan Davis and colleagues studied 92 healthy postmenopausal women, ages 55 to 65 years, who were not taking any systemic sex hormone therapy and had normal cognitive function at baseline. Subjects were randomized to daily administration of a transdermal gel containing 0.22 grams of testosterone or to placebo for 26 View news source…
Davis S, et al. “Transdermal testosterone improves verbal learning and memory in postmenopausal women not on estrogen therapy: a randomized placebo-controlled trial over 26 weeks” [Abstract FP26-5.] Presented at ENDO 2013 (Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society), June 18, 2013.