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#Steroids

# steroids - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers Hpra

'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.

# steroids - Sunday 9 September, 2018

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 - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'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.

# steroids - Thursday 5 July, 2018

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.

# steroids - Friday 15 June, 2018

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

# steroids - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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.

# steroids - Friday 17 March, 2017

Former Real IRA gang associates selling steroids as number of addicts rises

Senior republicans have issued a warning to the men.

# steroids - Monday 13 March, 2017

Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears

The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.

# steroids - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Steroids, growth hormones and erectile dysfunction pills worth €2 million seized in Donegal

Over 60,000 vials labelled as anabolic steroids were seized.

# steroids - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From The42 NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids Banned

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

# steroids - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

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 - Sunday 20 November, 2016

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.

# steroids - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan

The items were seized, but no one was arrested.

# steroids - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From The42 6-year ban for New Zealand-based rugby player on steroids Punishment

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.

# steroids - Friday 22 April, 2016

Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €1.9m and steroids worth €30k

Two men have been arrested in relation to the steroid seizure.

# steroids - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Spencer Matthews was kicked out of I'm A Celebrity because of his 'steroid addiction' Made In Chelsea

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.

# steroids - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport

Flagrant false advertising.

# steroids - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Two-year ban for South African rugby player after positive test for steroids Drugs In Rugby

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.

# steroids - Thursday 20 November, 2014

More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse

They’re all men and many of them are more aggressive because of it.

# steroids - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: Bigger, Stronger, Faster Drugs This post contains videos

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.

# steroids - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 What athletes looked like before and after they used steroids Cheats This post contains images

What athletes looked like before and after they used steroids

From Marion Jones to Alex Rodriguez, it’s remarkable how their bodies have changed.

# steroids - Sunday 10 March, 2013

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.

# steroids - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From The42 Baseball Hall of Fame inducts... no one MLB

Baseball Hall of Fame inducts... no one

Barry Bonds was among the steroids era stars shunned by the sport’s writers.

# steroids - Friday 11 November, 2011

From The42 Former All Blacks coach denies steroid claims Trouble?

Former All Blacks coach denies steroid claims

Two New Zealand rugby players took illegal substances in the 1990s, a forthcoming book alleges.

# steroids - Saturday 3 September, 2011

From The42 Uh oh: former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens to be retried on perjury charges Misbehaviour

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.

# steroids - Monday 8 August, 2011

From The42 MLB cracks down on deer antler spray Doe!

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.

# steroids - Saturday 16 July, 2011

From The42 Five North Koreans fail dope tests at Women's World Cup Women's World Cup

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.

# steroids - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

From The42 View from New York: Barry Bonds' balls a matter of public interest Empire State

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.