Hoot's Corner

September 2, 2020
Dietary Supplement Usage Up Dramatically During Pandemic
Dietary Supplement Usage Up Dramatically During Pandemic, New Ipsos-CRN Survey Shows Washington, D.C., August 20, 2020—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued results of a COVID-19-focused consumer survey today that discovered more than two in five (43 percent) of dietary supplement users have changed […]
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July 9, 2020
‘I know they aren’t healthy’: the energy drink craze sweeping Afghanistan
From children in Kabul to Taliban chiefs, the sweet, caffeine-heavy drinks are wildly popular, defying fears on nutrition They are sold outside schools, in hospital lobbies, on street corners and in every supermarket; served at wedding receptions and ministerial meetings, while television adverts and billboards praise their qualities. Energy drinks have taken over Afghanistan, and the […]
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April 6, 2020
MOTOGP RIDER HANDED 18-MONTH COMPETITION BAN FOR ALLEGEDLY ACCIDENTAL STEROID USE
Aprilia rider and one-time MotoGP race victor Andrea Iannone has been banned from the sport for 18 months following a positive test for steroid use at last November’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The ban will be enforced from December 17th, 2019 through June of 2021, meaning the Italian will miss all 2020 rounds (whenever the season […]
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February 14, 2020
SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUSPENDS 8 DEPUTIES FOR USING, SELLING STEROIDS
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office opens an investigation and suspends eight of its deputies following reports of employees using, distributing and selling steroids. Those involved are with the detention bureau, the sheriff’s office says. This includes two corporals. The sheriff’s office identifies the detention deputies involved as a 27-year-old man, employed with the […]
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February 13, 2020
MAN DIES OF MASSIVE HEART ATTACK AFTER CONSUMING 4 ENERGY DRINKS PER DAY
Mothers know best. So why don’t we always listen to our moms when they advise us on certain things? When Shani Clarke saw her 35-year-old son, Michael Clarke, cleaning out his truck she mentioned his large collection of energy drinks, but he shrugged her off and that was the end of their conversation. Weeks later, […]
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January 22, 2020
ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., AND STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC. ISSUES NATIONWIDE RECALL OF ALL LOTS OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENT PRODUCTS
EDGEWOOD, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This is to inform you that ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., and STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC.(the “COMPANIES”)is conducting a nationwide recall of ALL lots of its dietary supplement products pursuant to a Consent Decree entered by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. This recall applies to all dietary supplement products […]
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January 20, 2020
STEROIDS, SUICIDE AND STIGMA: THE DANGERS OF DOPING
Reporter JO MCKENZIE-MCLEAN lost her brother to suicide after he went ‘cold turkey’ off anabolic steroids. She revisits his story 20 years after his death. A baggy-jeaned skateboarder hikes up his pants before pushing off a ramp. It’s night and an orange glow from the streetlights illuminates the dark Invercargill skate park where he attempts […]
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January 9, 2020
DEA WARNS YOUNG ADULTS HAVE EASY ACCESS TO STEROIDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The DEA is warning how easy it is for teens and young adults to buy illegal steroids from sites like YouTube, Facebook and even Instagram. Having a drug dealer at the tip of your fingers. Dante Sorianello of the DEA said, “Sure! They are out there, and we aggressively have units that pay attention to […]
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January 8, 2020
SARMS: What’s the Harm?
SARMs” have emerged as a new class of appearance- and performance-enhancing substances. Before you consider using one, learn the facts here. What are SARMs? SARMs—short for “selective androgen receptor modulators”—are synthetic drugs designed to have effects similar to those of testosterone. SARMs are still in the research and testing stages for various medical conditions but […]
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December 12, 2019
Caffeine for Performance
Caffeine is the most widely-used stimulant in the world. It’s found in coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, and energy shots, as well as some sports gels, dietary supplements, over-the-counter medications, and combat ration items (pudding, gum, and mints). In moderate doses, caffeine can boost both physical and mental performance. As with other stimulants, though, too […]
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