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Dermatologists on the Look Out for Steroid Users

The use of anabolic steroids can lead to an increase in acne, particularly on the back, in some users. The fact that this particular steroid side effect manifests itself in the skin has led one dermatologist to recommend the investigation of athletic patients who present with clinical signs of acne, rosacea, seborrhea, alopecia or hirsutism.

Michael Scott M.D., an associate professor of dermatology at the Western University of Health Sciences, believes detecting anabolic steroid use in patients gives clinicians an opportunity to teach them about the dangers of steroids and teach them about the relationship between steroids and acne. [Read more…]


Norwegian Mass Murderer Gives Steroid Advice

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik mentioned the term “anabolic steroids” 29 times in his 1,500 page manifesto entitled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence”. He also discussed several specific anabolic steroids including the steroid cycle he was on when he massacred 76 victims in Norway. [Read more…]


Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco’s Steroid Dealer Busted by FBI in 1992

An anabolic steroid dealer who supplied Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco was busted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during a federal steroid investigation codenamed Operation Equine in 1992. Former FBI Special Agents Bill Randall and Greg Stejskal arrested Curtis Wenzlaff who provided the federal government with evidence linking McGwire and Canseco to steroid use. Wenzlaff even provided details of the specific steroid cycles Mark McGwire allegedly used. [Read more…]


Roger Clemens Off the Hook for Allegedly Lying About Steroids?

The government’s court case against Roger Clemens for lying about the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone went down in flames after federal prosecutors made a colossal mistake that forced the judge to declare a mistrial. This doesn’t necessarily mean that Roger Clemens is off the hook. Most attorneys and legal experts feel there is a good chance that U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton will allow the government to pursue a second trial against Clemens. [Read more…]


Canadian Football League Yawns as Player Pleads Guilty to Steroid Possession

Canadian football player Jordan Matechuk has pleaded guilty to the possession of anabolic steroids and marijuana after being busted with significant quantities of steroids by the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) at the United States – Canada international border.  Matechuk faces up to two years imprisonment on the felony steroid count and up to one year on the misdemeanor marijuana count. [Read more…]


WWE Wrestler “Sin Cara” Tests Positive for Anabolic Steroids

Professional wrestler Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the name “Sin Cara”, received a thirty day suspension after violating the WWE Talent Wellness Policy in June 2010. Urive was the first recruit by Paul “Triple H” Levesque as the head of the new talent development department.

Urive had only been with the WWE for a few months before he tested positive for anabolic steroids. Urive previously worked for several years in Mexico’s “lucha libre” under the name “Mistico” where he gained considerable fame and popularity working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL). [Read more…]


Floyd Mayweather Allows His Trainer to Throw Steroid Accusations at Amir Khan

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has become almost as well-known for his penchant for making steroid accusations against Manny Pacquiao as he is for his boxing prowess in the ring. Recently, he was asked about possible steroid use by boxer Amir Khan. [Read more…]


Prescription Medicines Cost Too Much? Blame the World Anti-Doping Agency

The cost of popular prescription drugs may have just gone up. GlaxoSmithKline and Roche Holdings have entered agreements with the World Anti-Doping Agency offering company resources to help the anti-doping agency catch athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). If you think the cost of prescription drugs are increasing too much, you can now blame the World Anti-Doping Agency as one of the culprits. [Read more…]


Lance Armstrong Story Reported Differently by French and American News Agencies

John Keker, the founding partner of the San Francisco law firm Keker and Van Nest, recently filed a motion in Los Angeles federal court on behalf of his client Lance Armstrong. All three English-language news agencies all reported the story. The Associated Press (AP), the Agence France-Press (AFP) and Reuters Group (Reuters) usually report similar accounts of major news stories.

A casual reader of the recent Lance Armstrong story would come away with a very different perspective depending on which wire story they read. The court filing was characterized as an attack on the freedom of the press according to one account whereas other accounts characterized the motion as an attack on federal government employees for violating grand jury secrecy laws. [Read more…]


Top Government Witness in Tony Galea Case Denies Tiger Woods Received Steroids

The attorney for the top government witness in the Anthony Galea case categorically denied that Tiger Woods received anabolic steroids or any other performance-enhancing drug from Dr. Anthony Galea. Tiger Woods was one of many top professional athletes who sought the services of the Canadian doctor. The media has repeatedly linked Tiger Woods with Anthony Galea often implying that Woods must have been the recipient of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). [Read more…]