The anti-osteoporotic effect of Eurycoma Longifolia in aged orchidectomised rat model.

@article{Shuid2011TheAE,
  title={The anti-osteoporotic effect of Eurycoma Longifolia in aged orchidectomised rat model.},
  author={Ahmad Nazrun Shuid and Mohd Firdaus Abu Bakar and Tajul Ariff Abdul Shukor and Norliza Muhammad and Norazlina Mohamed and Ima Nirwana Soelaiman},
  journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          150-4
        }
}
Osteoporosis in elderly men is becoming an important health issue with the aging society. Elderly men with androgen deficiency are exposed to osteoporosis and can be treated with testosterone replacement. In this study, Eurycoma longifolia (EL), a plant with androgenic effects, was supplemented to an androgen-deficient osteoporotic aged rat as alternative to testosterone. Aged 12 months old Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into groups of normal control (NC), sham-operated (SO), orchidectomised… CONTINUE READING
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