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2014-08-25 12:26:36

Natural Growth Hormone Supplements From HGH.com Offer Athletes and Bodybuilders Industry-Recognized Muscle-Building, Recovery and Weight-Loss Options BOONTON, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent arrests adding to the controversy surrounding illegal synthetic growth hormone injections, leading health and bodybuilding supplement provider HGH.com aims to raise awareness of legal, non-synthetic growth hormone supplements and educate the public on over-the-counter...

2014-07-23 00:21:26

~ Dangerous Trends Reinforce Need for Tighter Regulation of "Fitness Products" NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 New, nationally projectable survey results released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirmed a significant increase - a doubling - in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens. According to the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation,11 percent of teens in grades 9-12 reported "ever having...

Drug Companies Recruited To Assist Olympic Anti-Doping Efforts
2014-02-09 08:33:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online In an effort to help curb the use of banned performance-enhancing substances at the ongoing Winter Olympics, some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are revealing information that once would have been considered to be trade secrets, according to media reports published on Friday. According to Associated Press (AP) Health Writer Matthew Perrone, Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline and Roche are among those firms that have...

2013-12-18 11:22:15

Endocrine Society unveils scientific statement on the health consequences of performance-enhancing drugs A new Scientific Statement issued today by The Endocrine Society represents a comprehensive evaluation of available information on the prevalence and medical consequences of the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The statement highlights the clinical pharmacology, adverse effects and detection of many substances often classified as PEDs, identifies gaps in knowledge and aims to...

2013-11-14 13:03:08

One in seven Swiss students has already tried to enhance his or her performance with prescription medication or drugs. Besides psychostimulants like Ritalin, students also consume sedatives, alcohol or cannabis. These substances are mostly only taken during the exam preparation period. Only a narrow majority of polled students reported the desired effects, as a representative study conducted by researchers at the universities of Zurich and Basel reveals. American and European studies prove...

Muscles May Permanently Remember Brief Exposure To Performance-enhancing Drugs
2013-10-28 10:44:02

Wiley Previously, re-acquisition of muscle mass – with or without steroid use – after periods of inactivity has been attributed to motor learning. However, this new data from the University of Oslo suggests that there is a cellular 'memory mechanism' within muscle of brief steroid users. The team investigated the effects of steroids on muscle re-acquisition in mice and discovered greater muscle mass and more myonuclei – which are essential components for muscle fibre function –...

2013-09-30 23:33:16

Sports Reaction Center comments on recent steroid use in baseball, and encourages young athletes to pursue a more natural means of achieving their peak performance. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In a time when illegal steroid use has shamed many professional athletes—yet also inadvertently rewarded them with lucrative sports contracts—studies have found that young athletes feel the pressure to use the drugs, as well, despite their dangerous side effects. After Major League...

2013-02-04 23:00:09

DNA Sports Performance Lab introduces legal, all natural bio-identical performance-enhancers using IGF Compound with proven results including overall health, that give professional athletes and performance enthusiasts a legitimate alternative to the illegal or banned synthetic options that are currently destroying lives and dreams. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 DNA Sports Performance Lab, founded and operated by a former (due to injury) Major League Baseball player and pitcher. DNA...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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