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

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This study examined whether anabolic androgenic steroids could be associated with early coronary artery disease.
Prevalence of use anabolic androgenic steroid and awareness of isfahan university students about their side effect.
Abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids and related substances in sport and exercise.
2007, Administration of the anabolic androgenic steroid nandrolone decanoate to female rats cause salterations in themorphology of the uterus and a reduction in reproductive capacity.
The topics include neuropeptide biosynthesis, dynorphins in central nervous system pathology, the influence of anabolic androgenic steroids on dynorphinergic pathways in the rat's brain, angiotensin II receptors and neuroprotection, and classic and nonclassic cases of interactions between opioid ligands and their receptors.
Anabolic androgenic steroids produce dose-dependent increase in left ventricular mass in power athletes, and this effect is potentiated by concomitant use of growth hormone.
It is supposed that nandrolone ingested with food would be quickly absorbed and delivered to the liver, at which nandrolone is metabolized into weak anabolic androgenic steroids, while intramuscularly administrated nandrolone would directly go to the testis via the bloodstream and affect gene expression in the testis before nandrolone is converted into weak metabolites.
In this issue of Clinical Chemistry, Lootens and coworkers at Ghent University present a novel approach for the study of the metabolism of anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs) [2] (1).
Multiple adverse effects, including serious cardiovascular effects, have prompted bans on the sale of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and their use in competition (A).
Although anabolic androgenic steroids increase muscle strength, they have inconsistent effects on aerobic performance.
Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) have limited therapeutic benefits but are used illegally by some bodybuilders, wrestlers, and other amateur and professional athletes to increase muscle mass, enhance performance, and gain a competitive edge.
Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic variations of the male hormone testosterone that mimic its effects by having muscle-building (anabolic) and masculinizing (androgenic) characteristics with potentially harmful health consequences.