Members of the supplement trade body Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have pledged to follow certain guidelines when marketing products containing the naturally occurring steroid hormone DHEA, in a move designed to tighten industry self-regulation.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have reported that
DHEA does not have "physiologically relevant beneficial
effects" on markers for anti-aging - a finding that does not
help the industry's fight to preserve...
Researchers at Brigham & Women's Hospital found that DHEA
delivered no benefits for fibromyalgia sufferers - a finding that
does not help the industry's fight to preserve the hormone
precursor's status as a dietary...
The National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) is stepping up
its campaign over a bill that would classify DHEA
(dehydroepiandrosterone) as an anabolic steroid and lead to its
withdrawal from the market.
Athletes who take the popular supplement DHEA to increase their
testosterone levels and improve their performance may actually be
raising levels of a hormone that could harm the prostate, according
to researchers at the Keck School...
Human neural stem cells, exposed in a lab dish to the steroid DHEA,
exhibit a remarkable uptick in growth rates, suggesting that the
hormone may play a role in helping the brain produce new cells,
according to a new study published...
Researchers in Japan report that low dose supplements of the
hormone DHEA may improve the health of arteries as well as insulin
sensitivity in middle-aged men with raised cholesterol, reducing
their risk of developing heart disease.
Researchers question the efficacy of the hormone DHEA, taken in
supplement form to help treat cancer and Alzheimer's disease, in a
new study showing it had no effects on cognition in Alzheimer's
Some DHEA supplements could be ineffective as they do not contain
the claimed amounts of the hormone, according to a recent
ConsumerLab.com review. The organisation found that three of 17
dehydroepiandrosterone products, used to treat...