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Dan Chaiet

About Dan Chaiet

Biomedical Science Graduate. After completing the educational and research requirements for a PhD in Biomedical Science, Dan is currently studying at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and has less than a year before joining the Medical Board becoming an MD and qualified Doctor. Dan's educational emphasis is on performance enhancement drugs (PEDs), endocrinology, nutritional supplements and strategies for health, fat reduction, anti-ageing, muscle growth, disease control and vaccinations. Dan has had an interest in learning and writing about steroid use for over 15 years.

Health Products Regulatory Authority Says Illegal Anabolic Steroid Use Remains Unacceptably High

In Ireland, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has recently released information showing that more than 100,000 steroid tablets were seized last year in Ireland alone while calling these figures “unacceptably high” and recommending that major changes be made to cut down on the usage of illegal anabolic steroids in the nation. According to the same report released by this organization, Read more [...]

It’s Time for Big Pharma to Work with Law Enforcement to Stop the Smuggling of Illegal and Counterfeit Drugs

While the developed world certainly has a problem with illegal drugs and controlled substances being smuggled into their borders, the truth of the matter is that the overwhelming majority of the drugs seized today have little to do with your traditional “hard drugs” and a lot more to do with prescription medications like anabolic steroids – specifically counterfeit and prescription medications. Organizations Read more [...]

Study: Are We Too Obsessed with Chasing Perfection as a Culture?

There has never been a time in human history where people haven’t wanted to improve themselves, to dominate others, and to push themselves to become as powerful, as strong command as capable as humanly possible – no matter what. At the same time, we very much live in a modern world that is driven by social media and reality TV programs that hold up tiny little snapshots of people’s lives while Read more [...]

Female Olympic Gold Medalist Gets Her Ban Doubled For Falsifying Medical Records

At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the then 30-year-old Jemima Sumgong – a long-distance runner from Kenya – achieved the pinnacle of this sport, recording a gold medal and beating out what many consider to be one of the most competitive Olympic fields in recent history. Now, just three short years later, Sumgong has seen her original suspension after testing positive for anabolic steroids Read more [...]

Kenyan Marathon Runner Gets Suspended After Testing Positive For Anabolic Steroids

It’s no secret in the athletic community that the people of Kenyan are absolutely dominant runners, some of the most accomplished and successful marathoners on the planet, and some of the most finely tuned athletes when it comes to these kinds of competitions. Not only are these athletes unitedly predisposed to dominate in these events, but they also go through rigorous training that allows them Read more [...]

Prison Worker Jailed After Smuggling Anabolic Steroids

It’s a tale as old as time, but with a very interesting little wrinkle. A nice woman finds herself falling for a bit of a bad boy, swayed by his charisma and his charm. The bad boy really lays it on thick and convinces a nice young lady to risk it all, and before you know it she finds herself in over her head – in more ways than one. In this situation, however, the nice young lady was abusing Read more [...]

US Cyclist Gets Slapped with Four-Year Suspension For Steroids

Amateur US Cyclist Gets Slapped with Four-Year Suspension for Steroids The USA Cycling organization hasn’t been shy about running down their older, recreational cyclists and pushing them out of competition. In the last few years that they have been more aggressively targeting older, recreational cyclists with anti-doping protocols – and a number of them have allowed this organization to get Read more [...]

UFC Star Calls UFC Executive a Sellout That Pushes and Peddles Steroids

Mark Hunt has done just about anything and everything you can think of in the world of mixed martial arts, dominating his weight class in the UFC or his time fighting at that promotion and earning the title of legitimate superstar as well as everything this entails in the ever popular and growing sport. Having just concluded his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) circuit, Read more [...]

The President of the Latvian Athletic Association Has Tested Positive for PEDs

The President of the Latvian Athletic Association (and a Former Olympic Athlete) Has Popped Positive for PEDs It’s not every day that you see a high up official for a national athletic association being busted for using performance-enhancing drugs, particularly when that individual had been a top-tier international athlete responsible for representing their country at the Olympic Games. That’s Read more [...]

Founder and CEO of Alpha Pharma Pleads Guilty to Running Underground Steroid Smuggling Operation

  The overwhelming majority of drug busts revolving around the underground production and distribution of anabolic steroids involves some pretty unsavory characters, the kinds of folks that are comfortable operating in these black markets and especially those that have a very close relationship with the bodybuilding and fitness community. It’s not every day, however, that you see a Read more [...]

MuscleMania Champion Tests Positive for Performance-Enhancing Drugs

One of the most promising young bodybuilding athletes of the last 10 years has found himself suspended from international and domestic competition for the next two years after getting busted for using anabolic steroids. Osaf Yaqoob, a young Pakistani bodybuilder, had an absolutely fantastic year for his bodybuilding career in 2017. After working hard for about five years to take home the Read more [...]

UK Born Male Model Goes on the Run to Avoid Steroid Charges

  Self-proclaimed male model and frequent Instagram poster Terrence Murrell has fled the United Kingdom ahead of a sentencing hearing in October 2018 that would have certainly put him behind bars for his part in running an underground laboratory to produce and distribute illegal anabolic steroids. Murrell, who was handed down a 37 month prison sentence in absentia, is believed to have Read more [...]

Drug Smuggler Busted at Indian Airport with $250,000 Worth of Steroids

  Plenty of drug smuggling operations around the world are getting more and more sophisticated, but there are a lot of low-level criminals that continue to get busted doing some pretty stupid things. According to reports from the India Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, a man was arrested at in Indian Airport on suspicion of running an illegal steroids smuggling operation – and was busted Read more [...]

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Criminal Steroid Conspiracy

  Kirk Goodkey has pled guilty to the charges of both manufacturing steroids and laundering money, four years after his underground laboratory responsible for producing not only anabolic steroids but other controlled performance-enhancing substances was busted by the feds. It was way back in September 2014, following an intensive and multi-month long investigation into the Goodkey operation, Read more [...]

Kazakhstani Olympic Athlete Suspended Six Years after Olympic Competition

  Natalya Ivoniskaya, now 33 years old, has been a 100 m hurdles specialist for the nation of Kazakhstan for years now, representing them at the Olympics since 2012. However, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ivoniskaya will be suspended for competition provisionally – and potentially for up to four years – after her urine samples had been reanalyzed from those 2012 Read more [...]

Irish Coroner Finds Winstrol Responsible for Fatal Brain Swelling in Rugby Death

  One of the saddest stories in all of sports was reported in June of 2018, when a young rugby player in Ireland – just 17 – died from significant brain swelling, seemingly out of the clear blue sky. A number of medical experts weighed in on the autopsy results, and none could figure out why an otherwise very health, young, and athletic Irish lad would find himself dealing with this Read more [...]

Confirmed – USADA Reports Brock Lesnar is Coming Back to UFC

  To say that Brock Lesnar has had a controversial career would be the understatement of the century. Bouncing between the Ultimate Fighting Championship world of legitimate mixed martial arts and the professional wrestling world of the WWE more times than anyone can keep track of any longer, Lesnar has been a lightning rod for controversy every single step of the way – in large part because Read more [...]

Another Professional Baseball Player Caught Using PEDs

    Major League Baseball (MLB) still has a drug problem, years after the hidden culture of using performance enhancing drugs was blow wide open by Jose Canseco in his tell all book. It seems like all the time we are hearing about another professional ballplayer being suspended for using PEDs, which is both a good and a bad thing. On the one hand, it’s proof positive that Read more [...]

Employee of Underground Steroid Lab Gets 24 Months in Prison

  After a multi-year investigation into an underground laboratory producing counterfeit anabolic steroids in the United States came to a close, numerous arrests and convictions were handed out – and Brian Petzke is the latest to have been sentenced as part of this major cleanup operation. According to federal prosecutors, Petzke played a significant role in the underground laboratory at Read more [...]

Connecticut Prison Guard Receives Tough Penalty For Distributing Steroids

  According to information published by the Daily Voice newspaper in Connecticut, Hampden residents and local correctional facility officer Nicholas Aurora, Junior has been sentenced to 36 months of probation (and six months of house arrest) for the distribution of illegal anabolic steroids after a months long investigation. US Attorney for the District of Connecticut John Durham announced Read more [...]

Two-time Super Bowl champion tests positive for PEDs

    Julian Edelman, a critical part of the wide receiver core for the New England Patriots, has recently been suspended by the NFL after he tested positive for a prohibited substance. This is a direct violation of the NFL Policy on Anabolic Steroids and Performance Enhancing Drugs, resulting in a four-game suspension and the forfeiture of north of $1 million in wages. This is Read more [...]

Past UFC champion Jon Jones calls out Colby Covington over PEDs

  Jones, a former Ultimate Fighting Champion in the light heavyweight class, has had numerous run-ins with UFC officials, run afoul of performance-enhancing drug tests, and has basically eviscerated his reputation in the sport that was all but ready to crown him the “next big thing” in mixed martial arts. Making his debut in 2008, Jones put on a show when he absolutely lit up his opponent Read more [...]

UK citizen caught selling illicit branded steroids on social media gets five years in jail

  News out of the United Kingdom is that a Good Hope Hospital employee has just recently been sentenced to five years in prison after moonlighting as a UK domestic seller of anabolic steroids. Now, it’s not that a UK seller of anabolic steroids and other controlled substances would get this much jail time that has so many people talking about the story. Hundreds of people each and Read more [...]

Another Major League Baseball player suspended 80 games after testing positive for PEDs

  Major League Baseball (MLB) has put in place some of the more rigorous testing protocols in all of sports to find Performance Enhancing Drug use, but still players at all levels continue to try and test this protocol – hoping to find a way around the system so that they can continue to take these PEDs. Unsurprisingly, the overwhelming majority of them are caught and immediately suspended Read more [...]

Sciroxx Labs busted with help of DEA

  Several individuals who operated Sciroxx Laboratories and Israel were placed under arrest and held on the suspicion of running an anabolic steroid smuggling ring on an international level, which included distribution of controlled substances. If it were not with the assistance of the DEA, also known as the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the arrests may not have been possible. Read more [...]