ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aytu BioScience, Inc. (OTCQX: AYTU), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on global commercialization of novel products in the field of urology, today announced that it presented one poster presentation illustrating safety benefits of Natesto® therapy and its preservation of pituitary gonadotropin hormones, which are integral in male fertility.  A podium session was also presented, which demonstrated significant improvement in all domains of erectile function as well as improvement in mood with Natesto therapy.

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Josh Disbrow, Chief Executive Officer of Aytu BioScience, stated, "In collaboration with leading experts in the urology field, we continue to demonstrate a wide breadth of clinical and scientific data surrounding Natesto.  These two presentations at the American Urological Association annual meeting highlight Natesto's distinct efficacy profile as it relates to improving erectile function and mood in hypogonadal men, while also demonstrating Natesto's safety in maintaining pituitary gonadotropin levels in the standard male adult range throughout treatment."  

The presentations were as follows:

Title: Preservation of Normal Concentrations of Pituitary Gonadotropins Despite Achievement of Normal Serum Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men Treated with a 4.5% Nasal Testosterone Gel
Poster Number: MP89-06
Session: Infertility: Therapy I
Presenter: Williams Conners, MD, Harvard Medical School, Urology
Conclusion: Treatment with Natesto restored serum testosterone levels to normal levels in hypogonadal men, while the pituitary gonadotropin levels were reduced, but remained within the standard adult ranges.  

Title: Clinical Improvements in Erectile Function and Mood in Hypogonadal Men Treated with 4.5% Nasal Testosterone Gel
Podium Session Number: PD69-06
Presenter: Larry Lipshultz, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Urology
Conclusion: Treatment with Natesto demonstrated significant improvement in all domains of erectile function (p<0.0001) as early as Day 30, and improvement continued through treatment period (Day 90).  Treatment with Natesto showed substantial improvement in mood as early as 30 days (p<0.0001), and continued through treatment period (Day 90) quantified by positive and negative affect.

Selection of the abstracts for publication in the press program does not imply endorsement of Natesto by AUA.

About Aytu BioScience, Inc.

Aytu BioScience is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on global commercialization of novel products in the field of urology, with a focus on products addressing vitality, sexual wellness, and reproductive health. The company currently markets two prescription products in the U.S.: Natesto®, the first and only FDA-approved nasal formulation of testosterone for men with hypogonadism (low testosterone, or "Low T") and ProstaScint® (capromab pendetide), the only FDA-approved imaging agent specific to prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) for prostate cancer detection and staging.  Additionally, Aytu is developing MiOXSYS®, a novel, rapid semen analysis system with the potential to become a standard of care for the diagnosis and management of male infertility caused by oxidative stress. MiOXSYS is commercialized outside the U.S. where it is a CE Marked, Health Canada cleared product, and Aytu is planning U.S.-based clinical trials in pursuit of 510k medical device clearance by the FDA. Aytu's strategy is to continue building its portfolio of revenue-generating products, leveraging its focused commercial team and expertise to build leading brands within growing markets. For more information visit aytubio.com.  Aytu also now owns wholly-owned subsidiary Nuelle, a personal health and wellness company focused on women's sexual wellbeing and intimacy that markets Fiera, a personal care device for women that is scientifically proven to enhance physical arousal and sexual desire. Fiera is a consumer device and is not intended to treat, mitigate, or cure any disease or medical condition. For more information about Aytu BioScience visit aytubio.com.  For more information about the Fiera personal care device visit fiera.com.

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