Tag: steroid use

Steroids 101

What are anabolic steroids? They are artificially created hormones.  They are similar to male-type sex hormones called androgens.  There are well over a 100 different types. Testosterone is the commonly discussed and known steroid by the public. What other types of steroids are commonly used?  Steroidal supplements are another category of steroids.  They contain DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone)... Read more »

Rats Reveal 'IL-15R',New Undetectable Doping Regiment for Athletes

Tejvir S. Khurana, MD, PhD, Professor of Physiology at Pennsylvania Muscle Institute revealed that there is a gene, or lack of gene that is responsible for muscular endurance – in mice that is.  Mice without the gene codes for a protein (Interleukin-15 receptor alpha – what a name) were able to run 6 times longer... Read more »