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TITLE: Replacement of DHEA in aging men and women. Potential remedial effects.

AUTHORS: Yen SS; Morales AJ; Khorram O AUTHOR AFFILIATION: Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA.

SOURCE: Ann N Y Acad Sci 1995 Dec 29;774(12):128-42.

CITATION IDS: PMID: 8597453 UI: 96170337

ABSTRACT: DHEA in appropriate replacement doses appears to have remedial effects with respect to its ability to induce an anabolic growth factor, increase muscle strength and lean body mass, activate immune function, and enhance quality of life in aging men and women, with no significant adverse effects. Further studies are needed to confirm and extend our current results, particularly the gender differences.

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