Dialysis patients may find relief with anabolic steroidsA new study has indicated that the use of anabolic steroids could increase lean body mass and reduce fatigue to a significant extent in kidney disease patients receiving dialysis.

The study team of University of California San Francisco researchers was led by Kirsten L. Johansen, M.D., UCSF assistant professor of medicine, epidemiology & biostatistics.

The results of this study were published in an issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).