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2006-08-15 18:38:04

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge ordered two San Francisco Chronicle reporters on Tuesday to name sources who gave them grand jury testimony from professional athletes involved in a long-running steroids investigation. U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White wrote in a ruling that the two reporters must disclose their sources. The two have said they would not comply with such an order and Chronicle Editor Phil Bronstein has said the newspaper would stand by them in...

2006-07-17 18:26:59

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - A former South Carolina doctor was sentenced on Monday to a year and a day in prison for conspiring to distribute steroids and human growth hormone to National Football League players. Dr. James Shortt, 59, was sentenced by a federal judge in Columbia, South Carolina. Shortt pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to distribute anabolic steroids and human growth hormone to NFL players, bodybuilders and law enforcement officers for the...

2006-03-20 22:30:04

By Steve Keating SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - With another drug scandal surrounding Barry Bonds looming, Major League Baseball used the final of the World Baseball Classic to unveil a new anti-steroid campaign on Monday. Prior to the start of the championship game between Japan and Cuba, MLB commissioner Bud Selig and the Partnership for a Drug-Free American announced the second phase of an initiative designed to educate American youth about the dangers. "Major League Baseball is a...

2006-03-10 12:20:27

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Anabolic steroid users may behave aggressively for a long time after stopping the drug, but the behavior -- and some of the brain changes linked to it -- may be reversible, animal research suggests. In an experiment with teenage hamsters given anabolic steroids, scientists found that the animals continued to chase and bite their brethren for days during withdrawal from the muscle-building hormones. At the same time, activity in the brain's...

2006-03-10 12:20:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Anabolic steroid users may behave aggressively for a long time after stopping the drug, but the behavior -- and some of the brain changes linked to it -- may be reversible, animal research suggests. In an experiment with teenage hamsters given anabolic steroids, scientists found that the animals continued to chase and bite their brethren for days during withdrawal from the muscle-building hormones. At the same time, activity in the brain's vasopressin...

2006-03-10 12:20:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK -- Anabolic steroid users may behave aggressively for a long time after stopping the drug, but the behavior -- and some of the brain changes linked to it -- may be reversible, animal research suggests. In an experiment with teenage hamsters given anabolic steroids, scientists found that the animals continued to chase and bite their brethren for days during withdrawal from the muscle-building hormones. At the same time, activity in the brain's vasopressin system, which...

2006-03-06 23:02:08

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with steroids for low blood pressure in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants may increase the risk of brain damage and death, new findings suggest. The researchers call for more forward-looking studies to assess the safety of this treatment. VLBW infants weight less than 3 lbs. 5 oz and are at increased risk for death and a variety of complications, including lung and heart problems. Steroids are often given to VLBW infants to prevent or treat...

2006-02-24 12:53:46

By Sophie Hardach SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - All 10 Austrian athletes tested during a drugs swoop last Saturday by International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials at the Winter Games have proved negative, Leo Wallner, president of the Austrian Olympic Committee, told Reuters on Friday. The Austrian biathlon and cross-country skiing teams have been the subject of an IOC and police investigation after blood transfusion equipment was found at lodgings in the raid. "It's a good result...

2006-02-14 09:12:44

By Patrick Vignal CESANA, Italy (Reuters) - Brazil have sent bobsledder Armando dos Santos home from the Winter Olympics after he failed a test for the banned substance nandrolone -- the first athlete to leave the Games in doping shame. "The Brazilian Olympic Committee conducted tests in Brazil prior to the Games and he (Dos Santos) was found positive for nandrolone," Brazilian ice sports team leader Eric Maleson said on Tuesday. "It's very unfortunate because the policy of the...

2005-11-17 17:28:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major League Baseball owners on Thursday unanimously approved the strengthened drug-testing program announced earlier this week with the players' union. "I believe that our new policy will remove the integrity cloud that the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing substances has caused the game," Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday at baseball's quarterly meeting in Milwaukee. The new policy calls for stiffer sanctions for steroid use, including a...