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Public Health England has warned that men who inject anabolic steroids are also at greater risk of developing viral hepatitis
Researchers have found the breast cancer drug tamoxifen in samples of a widely available bodybuilding dietary supplement
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to immediately stop using a dietary supplement containing potentially harmful synthetic steroids.
In order to prevent infection among rising numbers of people using steroids, fillers and tanning agents gyms should institute needle and syringe programmes
Tens of millions of pounds are being wasted by the NHS on useless treatments for back pain, money that should be diverted to alternative therapies such as acupuncture and spinal manipulation, according to the government watchdog.
Testosterone and other hormones that boost testosterone levels, such as growth hormone, are among the most widely abused performance enhancers used in sport, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency.
The results lend new insights into the risks of musculoskeletal injury associated with AAS use. The injury patterns suggest that joint ligaments and cartilage may not adapt to steroid-induced muscle changes. It may be that ligaments and cartilage, rather than tendons, are the “weakest link in the chain” leading to injury, according to Dr. Horn and colleagues.