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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...

2013-04-25 12:24:46

GLEN ALLEN, Va., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI) is pleased to announce that its Anatabloc® dietary supplement has qualified as an Informed-Sport Registered Product by HFL Sport Science, part of LGC Group and a recognized world leader in doping control for almost 50 years. This qualification permits Star Scientific to use HFL's "Informed-Sport" and "Informed-Choice" trademarks on Registered Products, providing assurance that these products have been...

2013-04-01 16:22:35

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL GOES INSIDE THE STORY OF THE SCIENCE AND SCHEMING BEHIND LANCE ARMSTRONG'S EPIC FALL FROM GRACE Cycling High: Doping to Win Premieres on NGC Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m. ET/PT "You were either with him [Lance] or you were against him." - Former Cyclist WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Profiling one of sports' most high profile scandals that created a media frenzy, National Geographic Channel, along with Peacock Productions, dissects the...

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...

2013-01-04 04:20:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows professional athletes are always looking for something to give them an "edge" over the competition. Anti-doping agencies have had to work overtime to prevent many athletes from gaining an unfair advantage through the use of banned substances like recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) injections. But in September of 2012 at the prestigious Obesity Society's 30(th) Annual Scientific Meeting, a group of some of the most renowned research...

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...

2012-10-05 06:23:07

OTTAWA, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced improvements to the Athlete Assistance Program (AAP), the Harper Government's sport funding program that assists athletes with living and educational expenses while they train and compete. "Our Government recognizes that Canada's top athletes make great sacrifices to compete for our country, and for this reason, we are pleased to continue our record-level support for the Athlete...

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...

2012-09-14 15:16:54

Over the last 10 years, the GH-2004 team, which is based the University of Southampton, has been developing a test for Growth Hormone misuse in sport with funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and US Anti-Doping Agency and with support from UK Anti-Doping. The test, developed by scientists at the University of Southampton, King's College London and University of Kent at Canterbury, is based on the measurement of two proteins in the blood, insulin-like growth factor-I and the...

2012-09-10 02:25:54

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A bare skinned Jose Canseco expresses and shares his views and explains how steroids were just part of the game. In his upcoming Blog with the industry popular, Steroid.com, former baseball all-star and the controversial Jose Canseco appears on camera shirtless, bouncing his pecs with an attitude like only he can provide. Holding nothing back, Canseco reveals the best steroids the game has ever seen. The former Bash Brother and the living...