dehydroepiandrosterone

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dehydroepiandrosterone

[dē¦hī·drō·e‚pē·ən′dräs·tə ‚rōn]
(organic chemistry)
C19H28O2 Dimorphous crystals with a melting point of 140-141°C, or leaflet crystals with a melting point of 152-153°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and ether; used as an androgen.
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The DITTO (Dehydroepiandrosterone Intervention to Treat Ovarian Aging) study used the same 75-mg daily dose of DHEA for up to 16 weeks (median, 12 weeks) before egg collection in 60 women, aged 23-43 years, with diminished ovarian reserve (antral follicle count <10 or serum Mullerian hormone level <5 pmol/ L).
New studies have shown that DHEA mounts a triple attack against three of the most prominent risk factors for cardiovascular disease: atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction, and metabolic syndrome.
Blood glucose (mg/dl), insulin ([micro]IU/ml), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) ([micro]IU/ml), luteinizing hormone (LH) ([micro]IU/ml), Estradiol (E2) (pg/ml), prolactin ([micro]IU/ml), DHEAS (mcg/dl), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) ([micro]IU/ml), triiodothyronine (T3) (nmol/L), thyroxine (T4) (nmol/L), 17 OH-progesterone (ng/ml), total testosterone (nmol/L), free testosterone (pg/ml), triglyceride (mg/dl), LDL cholesterol (mg/dl), and HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) levels of patients with PCOS and healthy women participants were measured from fasting blood samples on an Abbott I2000 SR immunology analyzer and Olympus AU 400 autoanalyzer.
Effect of DHEA supplementation on serum IGF-1, osteocalcin, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal, glucocorticoid-treated women.
We are pleased by the recent findings of the new study on DHEA and its benefits," said Mickey Barber, CEO and CMO of Cenegenics Carolinas.
3) is a synthetic DHEA analogue that showed significant in vitro growth inhibition of chloroquine-sensitive and -resistant strains of P.
But in the samples taken from Alzheimer's patients, oxidation did not result in an increase in DHEA.
Professor Clive Ballard, director of research at the Alzheimer's Society, said: "Research about the blood test for DHEA is in the very early stages and much more research is now needed to confirm these findings and to better understand whether the DHEA blood test could provide useful information about the diagnosis or progression of Alzheimer's disease.
If your Cortisol is high, your DHEA is likely to be too low.
Aging is associated with a decrease in not only DHEA and DHEA-S but also in levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), which stimulates the maturation of germ cells and regulates the development, growth, pubertal development and reproductive processes of the human body.
DHEA travels through the bloodstream in a special form called DHEA sulfate.
Higher levels of DHEA appear to be protective in this population," said Dr.