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2009-04-30 06:30:00

Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees third baseman and highest-paid player in baseball, may have used steroids after moving to New York, a new book says. Rodriguez admits to dabbling in steroids while with the Texas Rangers early in his career but the book, A-Rod, disputes his claim that it ended there. It also claims the steroid usage may have begun in high school. Jose Canseco, an ex-teammate and friend of Rodriguez, was quoted as saying said he believes him to still be using human growth...

2009-04-17 13:28:14

New study looks at effect of oral contraceptive use in resistance exercise training Many active young women use oral contraceptives (OC) yet its effect on their body composition and exercise performance has not been thoroughly studied. A team of researchers has now examined the effects of OC on female muscle mass, and found that oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women, and is associated with lower hormone levels. The findings are contained in a new study entitled Oral...

2009-02-24 20:21:44

A June 15 trial date has been set for all-pro Minnesota defensive tackles Pat and Kevin Williams in their fight to overturn NFL suspensions for steroid use. The players were handed four-game suspensions for allegedly violating the league's policy on anabolic steroids.The Williamses filed a lawsuit seeking up to $10 million in addition to asking that their suspensions be lifted. The Star Tribune reported Tuesday there was a pretrial conference with U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson, who set...

2009-02-11 15:10:01

Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada entered a guilty plea Wednesday to lying to Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs. The plea was made at U.S. District Court in Washington. Tejada could be sentenced to a year a prison when he's sentenced March 26. In announcing the guilty plea, one of the government's chief prosecutors, U.S. Attorney Daniel Butler, praised the hard work of several investigative agents, including John Longmire and Heather Young. In January 2008, Congress...

2009-01-29 12:52:01

Urine samples linked to former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds allegedly prove the baseball star has used anabolic steroids, a source says. An anonymous source who reviewed the urine samples said federal prosecutors allegedly found anabolic steroids in the evidence, which would strengthen their case against Bonds in the former MLB star's upcoming perjury trial, The New York Times said Thursday. The new evidence also allegedly links Bonds to other performance-enhancing drugs outside...

2009-01-28 19:36:00

HONOLULU, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's 25th Annual Meeting, researchers from University of California at San Diego report that no standardized practices exist for administering an epidural steroid injection for back pain. Researchers looked at many factors including: which steroids were given, the amount of steroid used, and whether or not a local anesthetic was mixed with the steroid. Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are minimally...

2009-01-24 12:38:12

Doctors say a record number of British men last year sought breast-reduction surgery for man boobs or moobs, as some call them. Breast-reduction surgery for men rose from 22 operations in 2003 to 224 operations last year, said the Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in Britain. More men concerned with their physique also are turning to anabolic steroids, with an estimated 179,000 men ages 16-59 having used them in Britain, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Needle-exchange projects...

2009-01-22 16:30:00

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An indictment was unsealed today charging 12 defendants, including three owners of a pharmacy and four pharmacists, with participating in a conspiracy that dispensed and sold thousands of dosages of anabolic steroids - including powerful veterinary steroids approved for animal use only - to users throughout the United States, announced U.S. Attorney Deborah J. Rhodes. The 198-count indictment alleges that pharmacists at Applied Pharmacy...

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2009-01-11 12:45:00

Everything really is bigger in Texas. Students involved in athletic programs are being taken out of class to urinate in a cup in the nation's leading high school steroids testing program. The findings have unearthed not much to substantiate concerns that steroid use is a gigantic problem. After the initial 10,000 tests only found four positive results, critics announced that the two-year program was a waste of effort and money. At the moment, Texas lawmakers are pondering whether or not to...

2008-12-29 06:20:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org, a nonpartisan 501c3 nonprofit research organization, created a new website, http://sports.procon.org, to explore the question "Should performance enhancing drugs (such as steroids) be accepted in sports?" The online project contains nearly 30 questions about drugs in sports with over 250 sourced responses from more than 200 sports experts. Those experts include professional athletes (from Lance Armstrong to Gene Upshaw),...


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