Steroids In SportSteroids in Sport In the world of sports it is not rare to see athletes give their heart and soul for the love of the game. From sunrise to sundown they practice everyday to perfect their game. Then there are those who take an alternative route. Now athletes are taking performance enhancers such as creatine, androstenedione and worst of all, anabolicsteroids. Steroids are chemicals that act like hormones (substances in your body that regulate bodily functions). Anabolicsteroids are the ones th
SteroidsSteroids Ever since their introduction into sports in the later 1950's the use of anabolicsteroids has been a controversial issue. Much debate has arisen dealing with whether steroids should be allowed for performance enhancement. If you're not familiar with them, The 1994 Merrian-Webster Dictionary defines an anabolic steroid as, any of a group of synthetic hormones sometimes taken by athletes in training to increase temporarily the size of their muscles. However, it's not just the athletes
The Environmental Impact Of Eating Beef And Dairy ProductsThe Environmental Impact of Eating Beef and Dairy Products There are currently 1.28 billion cattle populating the earth. They occupy nearly 24 percent of the landmass of the planet. Their combined weight exceeds that of the earth's entire human population. Raising cows for beef has been linked to several environmental problems, and eating beef can worsen your health. The Dairy Industry puts not only your health in danger from consuming their products, but the lives of the cows that produce them.
steriodsTypes of drugs that increase strength and muscle growth when ingested by humans. Anabolicsteroids are drugs containing hormones, or hormone-like substances, that are used to increase strength and promote muscle growth. They were first developed in the 1930s in Europe to treat undernourished patients and to promote healing after surgery. Competitive weightlifters began using steroids in the 1950s as a way to increase their athletic performance. Use gradually spread throughout the world among ath
turner syndrome Turner Syndrome Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that describes girls and women with common features that are caused by complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome. This syndrome was named after Dr. Henry Turner, who was among the first to describe it features in the 1930s. It occurs in appromiately 1 in 2,000 live female birhts and in as many as 10 percent if all miscarriages. Its diagnosed through a test called a karyotype, performed in cells in the amniotic fluid befor