Men's Use of Testosterone on the Rise - NYTimes.com: " . . . Testosterone therapy can cause thickening of the blood, acne and reduced sperm counts. Many doctors worry that it also raises the risk of heart disease and prostate cancer, though some experts say that those concerns are unproved. Jacques Baillargeon, the lead author of the new research, said that the safety of long-term testosterone use had yet to be established in good studies. “I think these relatively healthy men who are starting testosterone at age 40 are potentially going to be exposed for a very long time, and we don’t know what the risks are,” said Dr. Baillargeon . . ."
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The earthquake struck war-scarred northern Syria. - After more than a decade of conflict, northern Syria will be ill-equipped to recover from Monday’s earthquake amid a collapsing economy.
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