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Brazilian swimmer banned for two years


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 28 (IANS) Brazilian swimmer Glauber Silva has been banned for two years and stripped of his place at the London Olympics for doping.Silva, who last month ... Read more...

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Using steroids for pumped up body? Think twice


January 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The six-pack abs of actors Salman Khan and John Abraham can send many adolescents to the gym for a sculpted body. But for those ... Read more...

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Steroids to treat asthmatic children: How safe are they?


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new University of Montreal study is evaluating the impact of steroid use on the immune system of kids.The study has suggested that kids experiencing an asthma ... Read more...

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I did not deserve six-month prison sentence for lying about steroid use: Jones


December 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): Former American track and field athlete Marion Jones has said that she did not deserve a prison term for lying about steroid use and involvement in a drugs fraud ... Read more...

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Baseballer Clemens indicted for lying about steroid use


August 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) Former star baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges that he lied before a congressional panel about his alleged steroid use. Clemens was ... Read more...

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Tina Fey, Sarah Palin Impressionist, Wins Mark Twain Humor Award


May 26th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This November 9th, Tina Fey is about to become history's youngest winner of the top prize for humor in the United States of America, the much coveted "Mark ... Read more...

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Tina Fey to be honored with the ‘Mark Twain Prize for American Humor’


May 26th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tina Fey is all set to be honored with the ‘Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.’ The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts would present her with ... Read more...

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Golfer questions PGA double standards favouring Tiger Woods


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): A golfer has questioned the PGA's double standards in exonerating top golfer Tiger Woods on an alleged sexual infidelity charge, and allowing him to play in the Augusta ... Read more...

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Mark McGwire Expresses Apology Yet Again


February 18th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On his first day as the new coach of the St. Louis Cardinals, Mark McGwire made a goof up. He did not go to the training ... Read more...

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Steroid jabs may delay diabetes-related eye disease progression


December 15th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that injecting steroids into the eye can significantly reduce progression of diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss and ... Read more...

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Sammy Sosa pictures show his ‘white’ skin


November 10th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the last week’s Latin Grammy Awards many musicians won many awards but the showstopper of the lot was Sammy Sosa with his skin akin ... Read more...

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Using steroids for bodybuilding can damage kidney function


October 30th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Anabolic steroids, taken by some athletes to gain muscle mass and strength, can destroy kidney function, says a new study.The study revealed that the habitual use of steroids ... Read more...

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Steroid use by bodybuilders not dependant on body image concerns


July 1st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Steroid use is not necessary to be heavily concerned with muscularity and leanness, suggest researchers.According to Timothy Baghurst, a visiting assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of ... Read more...

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A-Rod blames cousin for injecting him with steroids when he was young, naive


February 18th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez has admitted that his cousin repeatedly injected him with a substance from the Dominican Republic.The New York Yankees star blamed ... Read more...

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A-Rod enjoys V-day with “three hot chicks”


February 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez might have spent Valentine''s Day weekend minus Madonna, but he didn''t lack for company.After spending a cozy afternoon with bridal model Melissa ... Read more...

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Madge unhappy as A-Rod crawls back to ex-wife


February 12th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): Queen of pop Madonna is reportedly not happy that baseball player Alex Rodriguez has gone crawling back to his ex-wife Cynthia.Madge is said to be furious ... Read more...

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Baseball icon Alex Rodriguez admits to steroid use


February 10th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (DPA) Alex Rodriguez, arguably the greatest US baseball player and an icon of the sport, admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs for three years while playing for the Texas Rangers.The ... Read more...

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Muscle-building steroid use linked to increased violence in young adult males


October 16th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): American researchers have found in a study that young male adults who use anabolic-androgenic steroids are more likely to show violent behaviors, such as shooting or stabbing ... Read more...

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Breath, phlegm tests may cut asthmatic kids steroid use


June 19th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London have suggested that testing the breath and phlegm of children with severe asthma might spare them from potentially damaging oral steroid drugs.They ... Read more...

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IOC says doping offenders will be banned from future Olympics


June 6th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 6 (DPA) The International Olympic Committte (IOC) has said that new rules would make it impossible for doping offenders caught at the Beijing Olympics to participate in future games. Under ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers study shows steroids not beneficial for kids with bacterial meningitis


May 7th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): According to a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist, corticosteroids given to children who are hospitalized for bacterial meningitis do not provide a benefit in survival ... Read more...

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Stallone refutes steroid use claims


January 25th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by admin
New York, January 25 (ANI): Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has refuted claims that he used steroids to build his muscles for the new Rambo movie.The 61-year-old actor, who weighed 40 pounds less ... Read more...

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