ea0014s2.4 | Hormones and the brain | ECE2007
, Lord Janet M
Ageing is associated with a decline in immunity, also termed immunesenescence. This is paralleled by a decline in the production of several hormones as typically illustrated by the menopausal loss of ovarian oestrogen production. This lecture will give a brief overview of the physiology and pathophysiology of steroid hormones that decline with ageing. Therein a specific focus will be laid on the ageing-associated decline in adrenal dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) production, an ...