DHEA and health: More questions than answers

Published: April, 2007

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Since dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) was discovered in 1934, scientists have been probing its metabolism, endocrinologists have been studying its functions, doctors have been debating its uses and abuses, and the supplement industry has been touting its virtues. It's a confusing mix of science, speculation, and commerce. What is the status of this controversial chemical?

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