Neurodegenerative disorders

Anabolic steroid users face accelerated brain ageing

Long term users of anabolic androgenic steroids such as weighlifters face a risk of premature brain ageing, according to Scandinavian research. The synthetic versions of testosterone have many known side effects such as acne, cardiovascular disorders and aggression, and a new study using brain MRI imaging suggests they also have deleterious effects on the brain, ...

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