From the January 1979 magazine.

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Impact on Glands Studied

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Chronic long-term alcohol abuse acts directly or indirectly at the level of the pituitary and not the gonad in decreasing testosterone secretion in men and rats, [according to) Charles D. Lox, Orene Peddicord, M. W. Heine, and F.S. Messiha of the Departments of Obstetrics, Psychiatry, and Pathology, Texas Tech University School of Medicine.

-- Physician's Alcohol Newsletter

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