Archives for November2010

Rugby league has the most doping offences

Rugby league had the most doping violations of any sport during the last financial year, a new report has revealed.

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), which prepares and presents potential doping cases for consideration by the anti-doping rule violation panel and independent sporting tribunals, released its 2009/10 annual report on Wednesday.Continue Reading...

Are anti-aging clinics “fronts” for illegal steroid distribution?

Every time you turn around, there seems to be a TV or Radio advertisement for anti-aging clinics playing.  One of their doctors’ favorite drugs to prescribe to older men is anabolic steroids.  Are these clinics becoming a new source for these illegal drugs?

Don

MOBILE, Ala. — James A.

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Steroids being used in the NBA?

Steroids are used in all sports – ALL sports.  Those that argue that somehow steroid use will not give their athletes an edge and are therefore not used in a sport like basketball are either naive or they are uneducated about the powerful affects of these drugs.

Don

I firmly believe that anabolic steroid abuse exists in the NBA and has for years.

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Another law enforcement official charged with steroid distribution

It seems like we are now getting news stories on a weekly basis about some law enforcement officer somewhere in the US being charged with the use or sale of illegal anabolic steroids.

Is it any wonder that our kids get the message (from the law enforcement officer working out next to them at the gym) that it’s okay for others to be using these drugs?… Continue Reading...

Former steroid user tells the truth about the dangers of steroids

Believe it or not, we receive a lot of hate mail.  Most of it is from hard core steroid users who believe we are making up the facts about the dangers of steroids. And that in Taylor’s case in particular, that we are some sort of paranoid family that are delusional about the relationship between steroids and Taylor’s death.… Continue Reading...

Another Death from Steroids

Steroid use on the rise in the Army

By Hal Bernton

Seattle Times staff reporter

Army Lt. Col. Burton Shields, with village leaders in Afghanistan earlier this year, learned about illegal steroid use among his troops just weeks before his Joint Base Lewis-McChord battalion was to deploy to the war zone in 2009.

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Army Lt. Col. Burton Shields, with village leaders in Afghanistan earlier this year, learned about illegal steroid use among his troops just weeks before his Joint Base Lewis-McChord battalion was to deploy to the war zone in 2009.

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Pope asks athletes not to use steroids

Even the Pope is weighing in on the subject of using drugs to gain an edge in competition.

Some have argued that “it’s not really cheating” to use steroids and other substances to gain an edge in competition.  They say it’s just like using a state of the art pair of athletic shoes or dress.… Continue Reading...

Jose Guillen allegedly received 50 syringes of HGH

Giants outfielder Jose Guillen allegedly arranged for a September shipment of almost 50 pre-loaded syringes of human growth hormones, according to the New York Daily News.

Citing a source close to a federal investigation of Guillen, theNews reported that Drug Enforcement Administration agents, who were monitoring moves by the suspected supplier, intercepted the package when it was sent to the attention of Yamel Guillen, the outfielder’s wife.Continue Reading...

Three soldiers on steroids given marching orders

MORE Australian soldiers have been sent home in disgrace from Afghanistan after being caught using drugs.

The Defence Department admitted last night that three soldiers had tested positive for anabolic steroids and had either been sacked or were in the process of being sacked, bringing the numbers of Diggers caught abusing the drug in Afghanistan this year to seven.Continue Reading...