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Steroids or, more precisely, androgenic anabolic steroids, are a class of drugs similar to the male hormone testosterone. These drugs have muscle-building (anabolic), masculinizing (androgenic) and mind-altering (psychoactive) effects. Steroids are manufactured by pharmaceutical companies. The drugs are also produced in uncontrolled laboratories.


The list below provides the references to the research studies discussed in Learn About Steroids.

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