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BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7054.381a (Published 17 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:381

<it>Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)</it>

“Anti-obesity, anti-tumour, anti-aging, anti-cancer”

“Has demonstrated protective effects for cancers of the skin, lungs, bowel, breast, and liver.”

“Has been shown to be very effective in normalising blood sugar levels”

“Lowers blood cholesterol …

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