To investigate whether a population-level decline in serum testosterone exists in Finnish men. In comparison with other European populations, Finnish men have compared well in the studies of reproductive health (i.e. semen quality, incidence of cryptorchidism and testicular cancer); thus, we expected no significant cohort-dependent decrease in serum testosterone.
European Journal of Endocrinology, 2013, Vol 168, Issue 2, p. 227-33
Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Cohort Effect; Cohort Studies; European Continental Ancestry Group; Finland; Follicle Stimulating Hormone; Humans; Luteinizing Hormone; Male; Middle Aged; Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin; Testosterone; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't