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#Steroids

From TheJournal.ie Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange Body-enhancing Drugs

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Steroids aren't just for people playing in the Olympics anymore - They're more recreational' Steroids

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy Luke O'brien May

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.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

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

From TheJournal.ie Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness Bodybuilding

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.

From TheJournal.ie Former Real IRA gang associates selling steroids as number of addicts rises RIRA

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

Senior republicans have issued a warning to the men.

From TheJournal.ie Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears Growth

Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears

The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.

From TheJournal.ie Steroids, growth hormones and erectile dysfunction pills worth €2 million seized in Donegal Illegal Medicines

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman waiting to hear about extradition to US is on suicide watch Steroid Distribution

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.

From TheJournal.ie Steroids: 'I thought that the only way I could beat my addiction was to end my life' Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find large quantity of growth hormones after stopping car in Lucan Steroids

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

The items were seized, but no one was arrested.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €1.9m and steroids worth €30k Not Rice Cakes

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.

From TheJournal.ie Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport Dopes

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

Flagrant false advertising.

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.

From TheJournal.ie More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse Roid Rage

More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse

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

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut Beef

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.