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Medical News Today: Testosterone may improve women’s sex lives after menopause

A wide-ranging review of 36 trials found that testosterone may have profound positive effects on sexual function and well-being in postmenopausal women. New research extols the benefits of testosterone for the sexual well-being of older women. This review, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, included blinded randomized controlled trials of testosterone treatment that had lasted for at least 12 weeks. In total, the research team analyzed 46 reports of 36 trials that had collectively included 8,480 participants. The authors of the review found that the sexual health of postmenopausal…

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Medical News Today: Cystic fibrosis: Existing drug may improve lung function

Researchers say a drug that is already available on the market can help those affected by cystic fibrosis. An antifungal medication may help people with cystic fibrosis. Amphotericin, which is an antifungal medication, might help people with cystic fibrosis fight the chronic bacterial lung infections that tend to occur with this disease, according to a recent study. “The really exciting news is that amphotericin is a medicine that is already approved and available on the market,” said Martin D. Burke, Ph.D., study leader and professor of chemistry at the University…

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