Melatonin reduces oxidative stress and cardiovascular changes induced by stanozolol in rats exposed to swimming exercise.

@article{BarbosaDosSantos2013MelatoninRO,
  title={Melatonin reduces oxidative stress and cardiovascular changes induced by stanozolol in rats exposed to swimming exercise.},
  author={Gustavo Barbosa Dos Santos and Marcelo Jos{\'e} Machado Rodrigues and Estela Maria Gonçalves and Maria Cristina Cintra Gomes Marcondes and Miguel Arcanjo Areas},
  journal={The Eurasian journal of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          155-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are nominated for clinical use to promote protein synthesis in many therapeutic conditions. However, the indiscriminate use of AAS is related to hazardous cardiac disturbances and oxidative stress. We designed a study to investigate whether prolonged treatment with high doses of stanozolol modifies the activities of some antioxidant enzymes in the heart in sedentary and trained rats and whether this treatment causes alterations of cardiovascular… 

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