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Steroids in infertility treatment may lead to birth defects

Many women receive corticosteroids in the belief that reducing immune cells called "natural killer" cells will facilitate a pregnancy.

Steroid use can turn 'good' fat into 'bad'

The research indicated that prednisolone could be enhancing conversion of energy from a meal into stored "bad" fat while not allowing brown fat to do its work of turning energy into heat.

'Harmful use of steroid lotions widespread in India'

Misuse of steroid lotions can lead to resistance of infections that can make these difficult to diagnose and treat.

Steroids' excessive use could weaken bones

Excessive use of steroids is increasingly causing a slew of health complications including thinning of skin, high blood sugar level and weaker bones, doctors have warned.

Steroid, medicine consumption causing infertility in males

Consumption of steroids and medicines for a good physique is emerging as the leading factor behind infertility in males, a study has revealed.

Gym steroid use may weaken memory: Study

 People using steroids to boost muscle growth and sporting performance are far more likely to experience issues with their memory, a new study has claimed.

These body-building steroids can cost you your health

A new research has revealed that anabolic-androgenic steroids that promise to build a bigger and a stronger body in actual creates some powerful and contradictory conditions.

Mike Tyson says Jamie Foxx would need `steroids` to play him in biopic

Mike Tyson recently revealed that Jamie Foxx has been tapped to play him in a biopic and joked that he would do steroids to look more physically imposing.

Key figure in baseball doping scandal surrenders, faces charges

Tony Bosch, one of the central figures in American baseball`s largest performance-enhancing drugs scandal, has surrendered to federal agents and been charged with distributing steroids.

Humans can `whiff` out the person`s gender

Human beings can apparently `smell` out the gender of a person.

Outspoken Berkman calls it quits

Lance Berkman, an outspoken critic of Major League Baseball players who used steroids, announced his retirement Wednesday, drawing the curtain on a 15-year all-star career.

Feeling too skinny may lead to depression, drugs

You may not be as skinny as you think you are. Teenagers who think they are too skinny when they actually have a healthy weight are at greater risk of being depressed, says a study.

Brief steroids use can enhance athletes’ performance for decades

A new study suggests that athletes who use steroids even for a very brief period of time could have long-lasting effects later in their performance.

New saline jab offers hope to chronic back pain sufferers

A new saline jab could be a ray of hope for sufferers of chronic back pain.

New hope for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage

Researchers have brought out new data that could prove useful for advances in care for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage.

Russian weightlifters arrested for smuggling steroids

Authorities in Perm, Russia, have arrested two male Russian weightlifters accused of smuggling and trafficking steroids from Belarus, the region`s narcotics bureau said.

Firm action required to curb doping in Indian athletics

A leading Indian sports lawyer has said that more action was needed to be taken to stop doping in Indian athletics and has called for a national debate on the issue.

Stress can trigger Alzheimer`s

According to researchers, a stressful lifestyle can lead to Alzheimer`s disease.

Steroids can kill: Dark side of body building

An ever-increasing number of physique-conscious boys and men are taking anabolic steroids to buff their bodies for several reasons.

Killer steroids: Dark side of body building

Anabolic steroids used in body building can lead to liver and kidney damage and other serious harms.