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

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Our findings suggest that long-term use of anabolic-androgenic steroids has a significant impact on an individual's everyday memory and ability to remember.
Together with colleagues from Sahlgrenska University Hospital, they found a connection between abuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids (S) and mental health problems many years later.
Clinical review 138: Anabolic-androgenic steroid therapy in the treatment of chronic diseases.
A muscle-specific effect on fiber size has also been reported in case of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS).
Brown-Sequard, the famous physiologist, made the first public claims about the effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS).
Bahrke MS, Yesalis CE, Brower KJ: Anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse and performance-enhancing drugs among adolescents.
Anabolic-androgenic steroid effects on endocrinology and lipid metabolism in athletes.
The presentations focused particularly on anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), these analytes still comprising the greatest number of positive findings in samples tested by International Olympic Committee (IOC)-accredited sports drug-testing laboratories.
While anabolic-androgenic steroids have been used since the early 1950s to enhance athletic performance, the incidence of use appears to have increased considerably in recent years (Buckley et al.
According to another study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, anabolic-androgenic steroids have been associated with adverse effects on the liver, cardiovascular system, reproductive system, and psychological status in both males and females.
NEW research carried out at Teesside University into the long-term effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids is beginning to show potential risks to the heart and certain aspects of memory.
All of these 27 men had also used anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), and 15 (56 percent) also reported current or past dependence on opioids, cocaine, and/or ecstasy.
Some look at specific drugs, including ecstasy, methamphetamine, jimson weed, hallucinogens, and anabolic-androgenic steroids.
For more information on performance-enhancing drugs such as anabolic-androgenic steroids, stimulants, clenbuterol, growth hormone, erythropoietin, and others, please contact The Medical Letter for comment.