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(Reuters) Testosterone boost no lasting help to frail elderly, Manchester study says

(Reuters Health) - Testosterone gels may offer frail, old men a chance to regain some of their youthful vigor, but the effects fade away as soon as they stop treatment, British researchers report.


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