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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Anabolic-androgenic steroids can build muscle and improve athletic performance, but they can also have significant adverse effects, especially when used incorrectly.
Risk factors for illicit anabolic-androgenic steroid use in male weightlifters: a cross-sectional cohort study.
Dr Tom Heffernan from the university's Department of Psychology aimed to examine whether the long-term use of high doses of anabolic-androgenic steroids within a sporting context might affect everyday memory.
Prevalence and risk factors for anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse among Jordanian collegiate students and athletes .European journal Of Public Health, 18 (6):661-5.
Anabolic-androgenic steroid use among young male and female athletes: is the game to blame?
Kindlundh, MS., J., Lindblom J., Bergstrom, L, Nyberg F., 2003, The anabolic-androgenic steroid nandrolone induces Alterations in the density of serotonergic 5ht1b an5ht2 receptors in the male rat brain.
Dobs, "Clinical review 138: anabolic-androgenic steroid therapy in the treatment of chronic diseases," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Psychiatric and medical effects of anabolic-androgenic steroid use: a controlled study of 160 athletes.
(13.) Bahrke MS, Yesalis CE, Brower KJ: Anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse and performance-enhancing drugs among adolescents.