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German Ministry Finds Nandrolone in Creatine Supplement


German Ministry Finds Nandrolone in Creatine Supplement

HAMBURG, Germany--According to the agricultural ministry in the German state of Baden-Wuerttenberg, the banned anabolic steroid nandrolone has been found in an unnamed German creatine supplement. However, a chemist from the ministry said that further tests needed to be conducted on the creatine products to determine whether it was the result of contamination or a deliberate act. This comes after a University of California (UCLA) study found that more than half of the athletes who participated and consumed creatine supplements had nandrolone in their urine.

However, in a study conducted at the U.K. Aberdeen University, scientists found that dietary supplements, which may not contain prohibited substances, combined with vigorous exercise may cause a high concentration of nandrolone metabolites in body fluids. For more information, visit www.iaaf.org.

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