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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In addition, both DHEA [28] and DHEAS [40] levels are reduced in individuals who report pain and who are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or opiate medications.
There was a weak but statistically significant positive correlation between BAI score and serum DHEAS levels (Pearson r=0.
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.
DHEA is metabolized to form DHEAS, and both hormones are metabolically interconvertible by the action of the enzymes sulphotransferase for conjugation and sulphatase for hydrolysis, present in many tissues (Baulieu, 1996).
In this group, the DHEAS levels remained stable, the interleukin-6 level dropped from about 1,000 fg/mL to about 800 fg/mL, and the adiponectin increased from about 10 [micro]g /mL to about 11 [micro]g/mL.
Few studies have examined the relationship of PA and cardio-respiratory fitness with DHEAS, IGF-I and testosterone levels and none has considered all these hormones in elderly men and women.
Neutophils are developed when people have higher blood cortisol to DHEAS ratios.
Other research suggests that men with high DHEAS may have a lower incidence of heart disease.