Medicine: Testosterone for Heart Attack

There is no cure for angina pectoris (heart attack), which afflicts hundreds of thousands in the U.S.. but its agonizing pains have been relieved in a number of cases by injections of testosterone propionate, a male sex hormone. So reported Dr. Leslie Hamm of Boston in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology, in a review of his own work and that of Dr. Maurice Aaron Lesser.

One of the most excruciating ailments known to medicine, angina usually comes on after an emotional shock or physical effort. It often follows the same...

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