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

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Consequently, there is a high correlation between the use of anabolic androgenic steroids and the level of muscularity of a person and, also, the disorder of MD.
Nonmedical use of anabolic androgenic steroids is practiced among professional and non-professional athletes as well as non-athletes.
Cause and manner of death among users of anabolic androgenic steroids. J Forensic Sci.
Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS): use can lead to a marked impact on our psychological functioning.
Anabolic androgenic steroids increase [beta]-endorphin levels in the ventral tegmental area in the male rat brain.
This case further adds on the serious side effects of these anabolic androgenic steroids among athletes and the need to increase awareness for this growing problem.
[USA], Nov 5 ( ANI ): A recent research has raised red flags about anabolic androgenic steroids' effect on heart health.
(9, 10) The search period ranged from January 2004 to December 2014, and the search was performed from 26 to 30 March 2015, on the Web of Science database, with the terms: muscularity and muscle dysmorphia, in combination with: anabolic androgenic steroids, ergogenic, supplement and performance enhancing substances, in the title, abstract and keywords.
In the other studies (Lok et al., 2011; Li et al., 2000) of AAS', it was reported that anabolic androgenic steroids causes early epiphyseal closure and avoid bone from growth.
Astana riders Maxim Iglinskiy and Valentin Iglinskiy both tested positive for EPO while Astana stagiaire Ilya Davidenok tested positive for anabolic androgenic steroids at the Tour de l'Avenir while riding for the continental team.
It has been shown in a previous study that ~15% of dietary supplements comprising mainly vitamins, minerals, proteins and creatine contained undisclosed anabolic androgenic steroids.[2] These steroids were mainly prohormones, referring to androgenic precursors that are enzymatically activated in vivo to the anabolic steroid testosterone and its derivatives.
as many as three million Americans are abusing nonmedical anabolic androgenic steroids (Cohen, 2007).
Prevalence of the use of anabolic androgenic steroids by physical education students and teachers who work in health clubs.
Pharmaceutical usage of anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs) has led to an increase in the incidence of infertility among young couples.