List of Preliminary Topics

 

AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE AGING MALE

  • Epidemiology of Aging: An International Perspective
  • The Aging Male in the Developing World
  • What Aging in the Western World Means in 2009
  • Demographic Aspects of Aging
  • Economics of Aging
DIAGNOSIS AND SCREENING FOR ENDOCRINE DEFICIENCIES IN THE AGING MALE
  • Endocrinology of the Aging Male
  • Controversies on Therapeutic & Preventive Strategies
  • Hormone Therapy for the Aging Male
  • Hormone Levels in Aging Males (Techniques and Pitfalls)
  • Testosterone Therapy in late-onset Hypogonadism (Diagnosis, Treatment and
  • Monitoring).
  • Present and Future Trends
  • Aging on the Molecular Level and in Animal Experiments

METABOLIC SYNDROME DELAYING CVD AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

  • Risk Factors and Complications: Hyperglycemia, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Current Treatments to Reduce Cardiovascular Risks
  • Current Treatments of Type 2 Diabetes (including Insulin Sensitizers)

OBESITY

  • Preventive Strategies
  • New Therapeutic Targets
  • MCHR-1
  • 11-Beta-HSD-Incyte Obesity Drug Therapies
  • SCD1
  • Ghrelin Antagonists
  • AMPK- Obesity and Diabetes 

SEX AND AGING

  • Sexuality, Sexual Dysfunction and Erectile Dysfunction
  • Medical and Non-Medical Management of Erectile Dysfunction in the Aging Male 
  • The Role of Testosterone in Male Sexual Function
  • Correlation between Functional Deficiencies and Specific Hormone Blood Levels
  • in the Aging Male
  • Pros and Cons of Androgen Therapy
  • Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators
  • Growth Hormone and Growth Factors in the Aging Male
  • Safety of Hormone Therapy
  • Body Composition and Aging
DISEASES RELATED TO AGING AND HORMONAL DEFICIENCIES
  • Diabetes and Aging
  • Cardio-Vascular Disease in the Aging Male, including Lipid Profiles and other Risk
  • Factors
  • The Aging Brain
  • Cognitive Function in the Aging Male, Mood Disturbances and Depression
  • Frailty (Osteoporosis, Balance, Muscle Mass and Skeleton) in the Aging Male
  • Benign Prostate Hypertrophy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Gynecomastia and Breats Cancer in Aging Males
  • The Role of Estrogens in Male Physiology and Pathology
  • Incidentalomas of Endocrine Glands in Aging Males
  • Thyroid Diseases in Aging Males

INCONTINENCE 

  • Prevalence, Pathophysiology and Management of Incontinence in Men
  • Prevalence, Pathophysiology and Management of Post-Prostatectomy
  • Incontinence in Men
  • Every-Day Care of Patients with Neurogenic Bladder
MEDICAL AND NON-MEDICAL APPROACHES TO MALE HEALTH AND AGING
    • Nutrition, Neutraceuticals, Minerals, Vitamins, Antioxidants and Food Additives
    • Physical Activity, Physical Fitness and Nutrition in the Aging Male
    • Sensory Functions (Vision and Hearing) Health Issues: Diet, Smoking, Lifestyle,
    • Gender 
    • Prevention and Management of Pain
    • Life Styles (Smoking, Alcohol, Psycho- Social Behavior and Cultural Differences in the Aging Male)
    • Social and Economic Factors and Cultural Differences in the Aging Male