Aging and the adrenal cortex

@article{Yen1998AgingAT,
  title={Aging and the adrenal cortex},
  author={Samuel S. C. Yen and Gail A. Laughlin},
  journal={Experimental Gerontology},
  year={1998},
  volume={33},
  pages={897-910}
}
Aging in humans is accompanied by an increase in adrenal glucocorticoid secretion and a decline in adrenal androgen synthesis and secretion. The intense interest in adrenal function in aging individuals in recent years is in large measure related to the potential impact of cortisol excess in the development of cognitive impairment and hippocampal neuronal loss, and to the desire to provide hormone replacement and healthy aging. Although the preliminary data is tantalizing, solid scientific… CONTINUE READING

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