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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...

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...

2012-12-21 05:04:12

Sports medicine industry continues to move towards integrated, digital healthcare for athletes. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Presagia, the leading developer of web-based athlete health management software solutions, announced today that 40,000 professional and amateur athletes have new Athlete Electronic Health Records (EHRs) within Presagia Sports. This continued growth is driven by the benefits in efficiency and healthcare delivery of digitizing health information and by the...

Sports Doping Is A Public Health Issue
2012-09-23 15:51:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The use of performance enhancing drugs, or doping, is a public health issue, not a sporting problem, as had been previously thought. "If we believe that around 3% of high school boys in the U.S. are taking a steroid or growth hormone, then that's a public health issue," said Dr. Timothy Armstrong of the World Health Organization (WHO). "Substance abuse in any shape or form has a physical and mental health aspect to it. The...


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