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CNN reports on UB study finding that obese boys have low levels of testosterone

Release Date: October 15, 2012

An article on CNN reports on a UB study that found that obese teenage boys have alarmingly low levels of testosterone -- 40-50 percent less than males of the same age with a normal body mass index. The article quotes the study's lead author, Paresh Dandona, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. "It's alarming, because these guys could grow up to have inadequate in sexual performance and also in terms of fertility," he said.

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http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/12/alarming-low-testosterone-levels-found-in-obese-teenage-boys/?hpt=he_c2

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