DHEAS


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DHEAS

abbreviation for
(Biology) dehydroisoandrosterone sulphate: a weak androgen produced by the adrenal cortex in both males and females
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There was a weak but statistically significant positive correlation between BAI score and serum DHEAS levels (Pearson r=0.
DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) and DHEAS are synthesized from cholesterol in the adrenal glands and act as intermediates in sex steroid biosynthesis (Ayi et al.
Serum testosterone was measured with the Roche Testosterone and Testosterone II assays along with serum DHEAS on a Roche E module analyzer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Researchers have also established links between declining DHEAS levels and diseases such as type 2 diabetes and lymphoma, as well as a decreased lifespan.
Having more DHEAS in the body is linked to a better memory and ability to cope with mental tasks, particularly in men.
Cortisol, DHEAS and 17OHP did not respond to ACTH stimulation test.
DHEAS levels also predicted bone density, but were weaker predictors than free testosterone and did not predict fat-free mass, Dr.
In this group, the DHEAS levels remained stable, the interleukin-6 level dropped from about 1,000 fg/mL to abut 800 fg/mL, and the adiponectin increased from about 10 [micro]g/mL to about 11 [micro]g/mL.
We found a strong relationship between the low scores for desire, arousal and responsiveness and low DHEAS levels in women under 45, "said Professor Davis.
While cortisol dampens immune responses, DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate) boosts them.
Other research suggests that men with high DHEAS may have a lower incidence of heart disease.