anabolic steroid

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any of a group of synthetic steroid hormones used to stimulate muscle and bone growth

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It is also known as a long term anabolic steroid as it produces long lasting muscles and is more powerful in the longer term.
A 2007 survey of nearly 2,000 anabolic steroid users revealed both motivations for use and methods of drug acquisition.
President Obama was expected to sign the bill, which provides new authority to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to place designer anabolic steroids on the Controlled Substance Schedules more rapidly.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) estimates that nonmedical anabolic steroid use among American high school seniors is at an all-time high (GAO, 2006).
The questionnaire sought information about age, income, education, and anabolic steroid use.
Sports are supposedly "played on an equal playing field,'' but anabolic steroids make a mockery of that principle of athletics, according to a Worcester sports medicine physician.
TRAINER John Berry believes it would be "very, very sad" if fellow Newmarket handler Gerard Butler were to lose his licence after admitting mistakenly using anabolic steroids on some of his horses.
Systolic and diastolic function in all groups was relatively similar and it is suggestive of no effect, or minimal effect of chronic anabolic steroid abuse on size, function and stiffness of the heart.
et al, 2002, Steroid receptor concentration in aged rat hindlimb muscle: effect of anabolic steroid administration, J Appl Physiol,; 93: 242-250.
The most common anabolic steroid brands used by young bodybuilders are Sustanon and Deca Durabolin, also known as Deca and Nandrolone.
An inquest heard David Myers, 37, from War rington, had traces of amphetamine and anabolic steroids in his blood which may have contributed to his collapse.
Two federal grant programs--the Office of National Drug Control Policy's Drug-Free Communities Support program and the Department of Education's School-Based Student Drug Testing program--are designed to support state and local efforts to prevent substance abuse in general and may include anabolic steroid abuse among teenagers as part of the programs' substance abuse prevention efforts.
The study also found that 23 percent of male athletes surveyed have used muscle-building dietary supplements, which are a key risk factor for later anabolic steroid use.
This report describes: (1) federally funded efforts that address teenage abuse of anabolic steroids; (2) available research on teenage abuse of anabolic steroids; and (3) gaps or areas in need of improvement that federal officials and other experts identify in research that addresses teenage anabolic steroid abuse.
We know that DHEA does not cause the dramatic fat-loss and muscle-bulking effects of anabolic steroid drugs.