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# Steroids

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'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers
Experts explain why using unprescribed drugs to get ‘the perfect body’ can cause serious health problems.
Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange
An addiction and outreach service says there’s been a rise in younger steroid-users coming forward.
'Steroids aren't just for people playing in the Olympics anymore - They're more recreational'
A coroner for Cork city this week warned against the dangers of steroid use at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old boy.
Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy
Luke O’Brien May died after becoming ill in the midst of his Leaving Certificate exams last year.
Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port
The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.
Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness
Gardaí believe about a dozen gyms in Dublin city centre and northside have been used as selling points.
Former Real IRA gang associates selling steroids as number of addicts rises
Senior republicans have issued a warning to the men.
Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears
The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.
Steroids, growth hormones and erectile dysfunction pills worth €2 million seized in Donegal
Over 60,000 vials labelled as anabolic steroids were seized.
NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids
Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.
Irish woman waiting to hear about extradition to US is on suicide watch
The mother-of-one is wanted by US authorities in connection with an alleged multi-million euro steroid distribution enterprise.
Steroids: 'I thought that the only way I could beat my addiction was to end my life'
Body-conscious young men are turning to steroids despite the deadly consequences, writes Marcus Power.
Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan
The items were seized, but no one was arrested.
6-year ban for New Zealand-based rugby player on steroids
Police had found four bottles of Dianabol during a search of the athlete’s house in 2013.
Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €1.9m and steroids worth €30k
Two men have been arrested in relation to the steroid seizure.
Spencer Matthews was kicked out of I'm A Celebrity because of his 'steroid addiction'
The Made in Chelsea star was in the jungle for four days before exiting the show.
Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport
Flagrant false advertising.
Two-year ban for South African rugby player after positive test for steroids
Gerbrandt Grobler has admitted his guilt and will not contest the sanction.
More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse
They’re all men and many of them are more aggressive because of it.
Sports Film Of The Week: Bigger, Stronger, Faster
A bit of a trip back in time but it’s hard to imagine sport’s appetite for steroids has changed much.
What athletes looked like before and after they used steroids
From Marion Jones to Alex Rodriguez, it’s remarkable how their bodies have changed.
Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut
An Taisce has called for a vote by the European Parliament Agricultural Committee scrapping penalties to be reversed.
Baseball Hall of Fame inducts... no one
Barry Bonds was among the steroids era stars shunned by the sport’s writers.
Former All Blacks coach denies steroid claims
Two New Zealand rugby players took illegal substances in the 1990s, a forthcoming book alleges.
Uh oh: former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens to be retried on perjury charges
Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens is facing a retrial on charges that he lied to federal investigators about his use of performance enhancing drugs.
MLB cracks down on deer antler spray
Testosterone, amphetamines, EPO… deer antler spray? Major League Baseball has officially announced a crack-down on baseball’s weirdest performance enhancing drug.
Five North Koreans fail dope tests at Women's World Cup
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is ‘shocked’ as football faces its biggest tournament doping scandal in 17 years.
View from New York: Barry Bonds' balls a matter of public interest
John Riordan goes over to the dark side as he takes a look at the record-breaking slugger’s sexual performance. Seriously.