October 1, 2020

Impact of Steroid Hysteria on Medical Treatments Involving HGH and Steroids

The steroid hysteria related to steroids in sports continues to have an adverse impact of the availability of anabolic-androgenic steroids and human growth hormone for legal use in legitimate medical conditions. Congressional attacks upon anabolic steroids and other anabolic drugs (solely because athletes use them) are hurting those patients who stand to benefit from these highly beneficial and effective drugs.

Nelson Vergel, HIV activist and co-author of Built to Survive, published a letter on his blog that outlines how patients with legitimate medical needs for these pharmaceuticals suffer as a result of the steroid hysteria and legislation that limits the availability of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (“Hearings on Steroids in Sports and the Impact on Treatments for HIV and other Medical Conditions,” March 12). [Read more…]

David Soares Compares Signature Pharmacy to Cocaine Cartels

David Soares was quoted comparing Signature Pharmacy to the powerful 1980s era cocaine cartels (at least the Hollywood version). Perhaps he sees himself as the star anti-steroid crusader in a future movie adaption about the steroid trafficking investigation?:

They’re living the lifestyle of the Tony Montanas of the ’70s and ’80s because they’re drug dealers…

The Albany District Attorney has spearheaded the investigation into the distribution of growth hormone, anabolic steroids and ancillary drugs by Signature Pharmacy and a network of longevity clinics. Physicians around the country were allegedly paid to write steroid prescriptions for patients they never examined. [Read more…]