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2014-05-03 16:21:30

CINCINNATI, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-center study concludes that treating infants with high doses of steroids fails to improve medical outcomes in the end-stage pediatric liver disease biliary atresia and leads to earlier onset of serious adverse events. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Researchers say the clinical trial involving 14 sites provides new evidence on a growing controversy in the medical community - whether treating infants...

2013-09-27 10:49:36

Article in Science magazine by University of Nevada, Reno and University of Iowa shows research result New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters, and similar human pharmaceuticals, following research that shows a newly found reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of the steroidal substances in aquatic environments. Results of the research will be published in an article in the renowned journal Science – the weekly...

Steroids Persist Longer Than Expected In The Environment
2013-09-27 05:14:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A steroid currently used in the beef industry does not fully break down in water as previously thought, new research examining the impact of pharmaceutical substances on aquatic organisms has revealed. The paper, which was published online Thursday in the journal Science, challenges the longstanding belief that these products become less ecologically harmful as they degrade. Experts are increasingly concerned that once these...

2013-06-11 23:21:30

Industry leader Cyba-Labs announces a cutting-edge line of powerful Legal Steroids that offer users a potent alternative to illegal anabolic steroids. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 In 1990 the United States government passed the Steroid Control Act which placed anabolic steroids on the Class III controlled substance list making them illegal to have without a prescription. That change created a plethora of issues for bodybuilders, many of whom were faced with the difficult decision of...

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...

2013-01-07 05:01:23

Tainted Steroids with Meningitis from the New England Compounding Center Blamed for 656 Cases of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections, Including 39 Deaths. Wright & Schulte LLC Continues to Investigate Potential Fungal Meningitis Lawsuits on Behalf of Individuals Sickened by Contaminated Steroid Injections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 In the wake of the multistate tainted steroid fungal meningitis outbreak, Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading harmful drug side effect law...

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...

2012-11-08 11:30:07

For people experiencing first-time symptoms of Bell's palsy, steroid pills very likely are the most effective known treatment for recovering full strength in the facial muscles, according to a guideline published in the November 7, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Bell's palsy is a nerve disorder that affects muscle movement in the face and usually leaves half of the face temporarily paralyzed. "Although most cases of Bell's...

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