DHEA and memory

Sujkovic, Elizabeth; Mileusnic, Radmila and Fry, Johnathan P. (2011). DHEA and memory. In: Watson, Ronald Ross ed. DHEA in Human Health and Aging. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, pp. 399–413.

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Abstract

DHEA(S) enhances the acquisition and consolidation stages of memory in animal models of memory. • DHEA(S) does not appear to enhance recall in animal models of memory. • DHEA(S) can reverse pharmacologically induced amnesia in animal models. • DHEA(S) may play a role in age-dependent cognitive decline. • DHEA(S) supplementation has not yet been convincingly shown to enhance learning and memory in normal human ageing.

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