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A review on the health hazards of anabolic steroids

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title = "A review on the health hazards of anabolic steroids",
abstract = "SummaryIn 1935, testosterone was finally isolated and synthesized, and testosterone-analogs soon entered the world of sports. Today, the use of these performance-enhancing agents is no longer confined to the elite sports milieu, and the lifetime prevalence of anabolic steroid use among men is estimated to be around 6%. Unfortunately, these drugs are not without side effects, and the most common somatic adverse drug reactions are gynaecomastia, infertility, testicular dysfunction, and acne. Furthermore, the use of AAS is associated with a variety of psychiatric disorders and antisocial behaviour.",
author = "Henrik Horwitz and Thea Christoffersen",
year = "2019",
month = aug,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1097/FAD.0000000000000042",
language = "English",
volume = "317",
pages = "1227--1230",
journal = "Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin",
issn = "0044-6394",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins",
number = "1",

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N2 - SummaryIn 1935, testosterone was finally isolated and synthesized, and testosterone-analogs soon entered the world of sports. Today, the use of these performance-enhancing agents is no longer confined to the elite sports milieu, and the lifetime prevalence of anabolic steroid use among men is estimated to be around 6%. Unfortunately, these drugs are not without side effects, and the most common somatic adverse drug reactions are gynaecomastia, infertility, testicular dysfunction, and acne. Furthermore, the use of AAS is associated with a variety of psychiatric disorders and antisocial behaviour.

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