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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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.
CRN lobbied Congress to pass the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 and has tenaciously led the charge for the dietary supplement industry since that time, ramping up activities in 2014 with outreach to legislative offices on Capitol Hill in support of DASCA, underscoring its value to consumers as well as to responsible dietary supplement companies.
Charges against Fenton include allegations he was illegally in possession of Nitrotain, which contains the anabolic steroid ethylestrenol and is reported to improve the muscle mass, strength and stamina of horses.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) estimates that nonmedical anabolic steroid use among American high school seniors is at an all-time high (GAO, 2006).
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.
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.
I think the truth about how many Southern California high school students use anabolic steroids probably lies somewhere in the middle.
The bottom line is that DHEA does not produce the effects associated with anabolic steroids and is in fact not an anabolic steroid drug.
Question 3: "Ethically, do you approve of anabolic steroid usage in sport?
Boro player Abel Xavier was sacked by the club and banned for 18 months by UEFA after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.
4) Anabolic-androgenic steroids had become such a problem that in 1990 the Anabolic Steroid Control Act was passed, which made it a felony to possess or distribute AAS for nonmedical purposes.