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April 7, 2021
Man dies after drinking pre-workout containing up to 200 TIMES more caffeine than a normal cup of coffee
Personal trainer, 29, died shortly after drinking pre-workout shake containing up to 200 TIMES more caffeine than a normal cup of coffee, inquest hears Thomas Mansfield, 29, fell ill after taking the drink mixed with caffeine solution May have taken five times the potentially fatal level of stimulant caffeine powderMr Mansfield complained his heart was ‘racing’ […]
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March 25, 2021
Anabolic androgenic steroids accelerate brain aging
Brain imaging reveals long-term effects ELSEVIER Research NewsSHARE PRINT E-MAIL Philadelphia, March 25, 2021 – Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), a synthetic version of the male sex hormone testosterone, are sometimes used as a medical treatment for hormone imbalance. But the vast majority of AAS is used to enhance athletic performance or build muscle because when paired with strength […]
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March 24, 2021
Laundry list of banned stimulant ingredients found in sports products bought online
A new paper has found a number of banned stimulants in sports nutrition products. Many of the ingredients in question have been the subject of specific FDA enforcement actions in the past. For more information and to read the entire article please visit: https://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Article/2021/03/24/Laundry-list-of-banned-stimulant-ingredients-found-in-sports-products-bought-online?utm_source=copyright&utm_medium=OnSite&utm_campaign=copyright
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March 15, 2021
Digital Weeds 2021: Illegal and/or Illicit Activity On Social Media Platforms Never Goes Away
The Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) published its first report lookingat videos on YouTube pushing illegal and/or illicit goods andservices in 2013. Around the same time, Eric Feinberg launchedthe Global Intellectual Property Enforcement Center (GIPEC) withpatented software he created to look at the sale of counterfeit items onFacebook. Feinberg would go on to help launch the […]
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Researchers say it’s easy to find drugs on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
The Technology 202: Researchers say it’s easy to find drugs on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube By Cat ZakrzewskiMarch 15, 2021 at 9:28 a.m. EDT with Aaron Schaffer Accounts peddling steroids, opioids and other drugs remain easy to find on major social networks, casting doubt on the companies’ ability to enforce their own policies against such illegal […]
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February 22, 2021
Dietary Supplement Executive Sentenced in Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements
JUSTICE NEWS Department of JusticeOffice of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, February 19, 2021 Dietary Supplement Executive Sentenced in Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements A federal court in Texas sentenced a former dietary supplement company executive to prison for his role in fraudulently selling popular workout supplements, the Justice Department announced today. On […]
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February 17, 2021
Common Habits, Adverse Events, and Opinions Regarding Pre-Workout Supplement Use Among Regular Consumers
Abstract The purpose of the present study was to examine characteristics of multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement (MIPS) users, their common patterns/habits of MIPS ingestion, and their associated feelings about the effectiveness and safety of this class of supplements. An online electronic survey was distributed through social media to assess self-reported supplementation practices and preferences among adult […]
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February 16, 2021
Consumption of energy drinks is associated with depression, anxiety, and stress in young adult males: Evidence from a longitudinal cohort study
Abstract Background Energy drinks (EDs) claim to boost mental performance, however, few studies have examined the prospective effects of EDs on mental health. This study examined longitudinal associations between ED use and mental health symptoms in young adults aged 20 years over a 2‐year period. Methods Data were drawn from Gen2 (Generation 2) of the […]
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January 13, 2021
ANABOLIC STEROIDS: A SURVEY OF 2,385 MEN
The Surprising and Not-So-Surprising Findings by TC Luoma | 01/06/21 Original Article: https://www.t-nation.com/living/anabolic-steroids-a-survey-of-2385-men Steroid users don’t typically tell you that they’re steroid users. Generally, they’d rather confess to being adulterers or thieves or even bed wetters rather than let you know that their overblown physiques were the result of anything else other than hard work and having some […]
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January 4, 2021
US anti-doping bill signed into law
George Ramsay, CNN A US bill named after Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has been signed into law. (CNN)US President Donald Trump announced on Friday he had signed into law the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act, allowing the United States to impose criminal sanctions on individuals involved in doping activities at international events.Named after whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov who helped expose the […]
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