Vall d'Hebron identifies blood testosterone concentration as an accurate predictive marker of COVID-19 survival in men

by Vall d’Hebron

As age increases in men, the concentration of the hormone in the blood drops and this increases the likelihood of severe progression of the infection in COVID-19 patients

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Genetic variations in testosterone receptor predispose to sever COVID-19 in men

by Vall d’Hebron

The researchers found that the presence of a high number of repeats of a specific amino acid in the androgen or testosterone receptor is related to a worse clinical course of COVID-19.

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The AECC funds research into new treatment for prostate cancer

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime. Several treatments for this type of cancer are currently available, but the tumour develops resistance and the ...

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