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Indian-origin man faces jail in UK as 'world's most prolific' steroid smuggler

June 06, 2019 5:37 pm

The 65-year-old from Southall in west London faces years in jail after he was found guilty of conspiring to import a Class C drug following a six-week trial at the Old Bailey court in London on Wednesday. He, alongside Mumbai-based Danish national Jacob Sporon-Fiedler who has earlier pleaded guilty, are due to be sentenced on July 15.

Men ignore health risks of steroids in pursuit of 'beautiful' body, says study

May 22, 2019 1:18 pm

The use of steroids has some life-limiting and serious side effects including reduced sperm count, erectile dysfunction, baldness, breast development and an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and liver or kidney failure.

New steroid treatment for kids with lung condition

May 09, 2016 8:52 pm

Children in intensive care units requiring mechanical ventilation were treated with the drugs corticosteroid and methylprednisolone.

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

April 04, 2016 7:06 pm

The research indicated that the steroid 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.

Youngsters obsessed with body,weight: study

November 28, 2011 1:57 pm

Growing trend has led boys to take steroids and girls diet pills and laxatives.

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April 22, 2011 8:20 pm

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Steroids to wheezing kids not a good idea: Studies

January 22, 2009 10:55 am

Giving steroids to children who are wheezing because of viral or other infections does not help,researchers reported.