Archives for September2012

Did Olympic doping lead to world-wide problem?

Doping a public health problem not limited to sports

At the "Doping as a Public Health Issue" Symposium that was held September 21 and 22 in Stockholm Sweden, had experts explaining that using doping products or blood products to improve athletic performance is now a public health problem.

Did Olympic doping result in world-wide practice?

Dr. Timothy Armstrong of the World Health Organization (WHO) had explained that around 3% of American high school boys are regularly taking steroid or growth hormone, it's a public health issue.… Continue Reading...

NATA publishes position paper on steroids

More and more medical experts are recognizing a) the widespread use of anabolic steroids by our youth, and b) the severe dangers that these drugs can have on users.

Our good friends at NATA have had a panel of medical experts review steroids and issue an official position on this particular type of drug abuse.  We support their work!… Continue Reading...

When steroids lead to death

The LaPresse newspaper recently published a series of 6 articles on the increasing use of steroids by our youth.

Here is one of those 6 stories (translated from French).

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Donald Hooton Taylor and his son ....

by:  Hugo Meunier

Steroids killed his son.  Donald Hooton is convinced. There are nearly 10 years, Texas father found his son Taylor, 16, hanged himself in his house in a wealthy suburb of Dallas.  For Mr.

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Canada: doping and sports

By Cam Tucker, Vancouver Sun September 22, 2012

This summer, less than two weeks after the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympics, the sports world anxiously observed as Lance Arm-strong gave up his fight against allegations that he used banned substances.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency accused Armstrong, who won the Tour de France seven consecutive times after beating cancer, of taking performance-enhancing drugs.

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Austin Peay football player sells steroids (allegedly)

Austin Peay football player charged with selling ..  Sep 21, 2012 9:48 PM CST
A senior fullback at Austin Peay State University was arrested Tuesday for selling illegal steroids.
Austin Peay State University Governors
According to a news release, Cody Tucker was taken into custody for selling 500 milligrams of liquid testosterone to a confidential source during a controlled sale by judicial drug task force agents.Continue Reading...

Sterioids: A public health issue

By Philip O’Connor

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The use of performance-enhancing drugs is now a public health matter rather than simply a sporting problem, delegates said at a top anti-doping conference.

“If we believe that around three percent of high school boys in the U.S. are taking a steroid or growth hormone, then that’s a public health issue,” said Dr.… Continue Reading...

Arnold Schwarzenegger admits using steroids

Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother-in-law once had doctors send her research on steroids to explain why actor hadn't gotten her daughter pregnant

Despite Eunice Shriver’s worries over performance-enhancing drugs, Arnold proved they didn't affect his performance in bed. In 1989, Maria Shriver, at age 33, became pregnant with the first of the couple's four children.

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Juha Mieto, skiing, and steroids?

Kaarlo Kangasniemi, a Finnish Olympic gold medallist in weightlifting, says that he gave advice to the celebrated cross-country skier Juha Mieto on the use of anabolic steroids in 1975.
      Kangasniemi makes his claims in the new documentary film Sinivalkoinen valhe (“The Blue and White Lie”) by director Arto Halonen.Continue Reading...

Steroids #1 Performance Enhancing Drug in S. Africa

Johannesburg – A total of 55 doping rule violations were reported across 13 sports disciplines in South Africa between April 2011 and June 2012, the SA Institute for Drug Free Sport (Saids) announced on Wednesday.

SAIDS CEO Khalid Galant said its annual report showed that anabolic steroids (18 cases) and stimulants (16 cases) were the performance enhancing drugs of choice for South African sportsmen and women who broke the rules.Continue Reading...

Steroid user accused of killing 19-month old

JOSHUA TREE - Opening statements in a murder trial this week revealed a complex relationship between the parents of a Twentynine Palms toddler and the man accused of causing her death, 23-year-old Joshua Alan Kruzik.

Joshua Kruzik

 

Audrey Allen, 19 months old, died from extensive head injuries on Nov. 20, 2010, after she was left alone for several hours with Kruzik.

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