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2013-05-21 08:27:12

There is a link between use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and reduced mental health later in life. This is the main conclusion of a new study on elite male strength athletes that researchers from the University of Gothenburg recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Twenty per cent of the subjects in the study admitted steroid use. The study is published by CERA, which is the University of Gothenburg's centre for education and research on addiction. Together with...

Adolescents Looking To Bulk Up Turn To Controversial Steroid Use
2012-11-19 12:26:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The new “in” when it comes to body image is large, lean and muscular. And to get that way, many teenagers are turning to diet and exercise, protein powders, and more worrisome, steroid use, in the hopes of enhancing muscle development. And although these techniques in the past have been mainly seen among boys, in some cases it is nearly as widespread among girls, according to a new study published in the journal...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

The 21st century seems to be coined the "ËœAge of Excellence,' where pressures to succeed hit hard amongst American youth. That combined with college admission rates on heavy decline and the idolization of professional athletes make for a combination directly linked to major steroid abuse. The Recovery Place fears this is an equation for addiction that will get overlooked in the excitement of sport and constant need to be the best. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 April...

2009-12-04 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. Justice Department Drug Enforcement Agency's (DEA) classification of boldione, desoxymethyltestosterone, and 19-nor-4,9(10)-androstadienedione as "anabolic steroids"' under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), John Gay, executive director and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), the oldest and largest trade association representing retailers and manufacturers of dietary supplements and other natural products,...

2009-10-30 09:27:51

Bulking up with steroids harms kidneys more than obesity Athletes who use anabolic steroids may gain muscle mass and strength, but they can also destroy their kidney function, according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in San Diego, CA. The findings indicate that the habitual use of steroids has serious harmful effects on the kidneys that were not previously recognized. Reports of professional athletes who abuse...

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2008-10-16 08:00:00

U.S. researchers said on Wednesday that young men who use anabolic steroids are twice as likely to engage in violence than those who do not use the muscle-building drugs. Anabolic steroids are synthetic drugs related to male sex hormones. And while many scientists believe steroids are linked to aggressive behavior, research has been limited. Some users refer to so-called "roid rage" fueled by the drugs. "We're finding that steroid users are more likely to become violent, even above and beyond...

2008-07-21 21:00:22

Officials at a U.S. online pharmacy verification service say they have identified 156 Web sites engaged in the illicit sale of anabolic steroids. None of the steroid Web sites we reviewed required a prescription, and none used any sort of age verification service, John Horton, president of LegitScript, said in a statement. Studies indicate that youth and young adults are the most at risk for illicit steroid use, and these Web sites are just a fraction of those we identified selling...

2007-06-27 12:01:21

With the suicide of WWE wrestler, Chris Benoit, and apparent murder of his wife and seven-year old son in suburban Atlanta over last weekend, there will again be scrutiny about the emotional and mental risks of non-medical anabolic steroid use. Dr. Barbara Krantz, chief medical officer of Hanley Center, West Palm Beach, says that these steroids are easy to get, and they are not only illegal without a doctor's prescription for medical reasons, they are dangerous drugs, with serious...


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