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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 –...

2013-08-19 23:17:25

Nebraska-based USA consumer awareness campaign seeks an end to aggressive performance-enhancing cattle drugs used in national youth show ring competitions. Beef Additive Alert (tm) demands an immediate beta agonist policy prohibition by both the USDA-NIFA and U.S. Department of Education's Future Farmers of America organization. Springfield, Nebraska (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Beef Additive Alert™, a new national consumer action campaign, calls for an immediate ban of aggressive...

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...


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