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Some studies have shown that there is no real difference in performance between athletes who took steroids and those who took fake steroid pills
Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid is the full name of the drug commonly known as anabolic steroid; anabolic refers to muscle building and androgenic to male-sexual characteristics that are promoted by the use of AAS
For example, the use of AAS as well as other drugs such as marijuana is markedly lower in Norway than in other countries such as the U.S.); hence marijuana use may be more strongly associated with deviant behavior among Norwegian adolescents than among young people where its use is more common.
Some law enforcement officers have been known to lift weights and use steroids to make themselves more imposing to criminals
Jason Giambi (1971-) is a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for Oakland Athletics (1995-2001) and currently plays for New York Yankees (2002-)
The Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 1990 added anabolic steroids to the federal schedule of controlled substances, thereby criminalizing their non-medical use.
Definition of steroid from Free Online Dictionary [available at http://www.thefreedictionary.com/steroid]
Anabolic" refers to muscle building, and "androgenic" refers to increased masculine characteristics; hence the name anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) -- which are commonly referred as just anabolic steroids.
The wins were often touted by Soviet government propaganda as proof of the superiority of the Communist ideology over the "decadent" Capitalism.
The full extent of the side-effects of steroid abuse is still not fully documented since it is a relatively recent phenomenon and more scientific studies are required for a complete understanding of the issue.
He also admitted to procuring injectable steroids (Deca-Durabolin) from a "Gold Gym" in Las Vegas.
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