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15 April 2011

Doubts cast on anti-aging supplement

The hormone supplement DHEA is promoted as a fountain of youth, but there's no good evidence that it boosts memory, sexual function or general well-being in postmenopausal women

The hormone supplement DHEA may be promoted as a fountain of youth, but there's no good evidence that it boosts memory, sexual function or general well-being in postmenopausal women, a new research review concludes.

But more recently, she said, some larger, longer-term trials have found no benefits.

 
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