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2014-03-11 23:00:21

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Investigation Report on China Epoetin Alfa Market, 2009-2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Epoetin alfa refers to erythropoietin (EPO), a hormonelike substance secreted by kidney and liver that stimulates erythropoiesis. Indications of EOP approved in China are renal anemia, anemia after chemotherapy and surgery perioperative red blood cell mobilization. The ratio between EPO used in renal dialysis and in...

Drug Companies Recruited To Assist Olympic Anti-Doping Efforts
2014-02-09 08:33:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online In an effort to help curb the use of banned performance-enhancing substances at the ongoing Winter Olympics, some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are revealing information that once would have been considered to be trade secrets, according to media reports published on Friday. According to Associated Press (AP) Health Writer Matthew Perrone, Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline and Roche are among those firms that have...

2014-02-03 04:22:20

COLOGNE, Germany, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly-effective unknown doping agents have emerged; cannot be tested A few days before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, WDR research has revealed serious doubts about a credible anti-doping campaign in the Olympics' host country. In the ARD Sports Show (ARD, today, February 2, 2014, 18:00) and the WDR broadcast "Sport Inside" (WDR evening, February 3, 2014, 22:55), WDR reporters cover encounters of a...

2014-01-24 23:04:33

INFORMED-SPORT Certification Ensures Products Are Made to the Highest Quality Standards and Free of Banned Substances Los Gatos, Ca (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The ORAL IV ® hydration aid product has been certified by INFORMED-SPORT, a quality assurance program for sports nutrition products, suppliers to the sports nutrition industry and supplement manufacturing facilities. The INFORMED-SPORT program provides assurance that products have been tested for substances listed on the World...

2013-12-18 11:22:15

Endocrine Society unveils scientific statement on the health consequences of performance-enhancing drugs A new Scientific Statement issued today by The Endocrine Society represents a comprehensive evaluation of available information on the prevalence and medical consequences of the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The statement highlights the clinical pharmacology, adverse effects and detection of many substances often classified as PEDs, identifies gaps in knowledge and aims to...

2013-11-18 08:29:16

COLOGNE, Germany, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent months, two European doping control laboratories have - largely unnoticed - discovered an alarmingly high number of doping cases using improved detection methods. Based on information from the editorial staff who work on doping at the German public television broadcaster ARD, the laboratories in Cologne and Moscow have this year tested hundreds of samples from athletes that have turned out positive for the anabolic...

2013-11-05 12:24:46

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced additional funding from the Government of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport in support of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. "I am pleased to stand with our partners, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, in the fight against doping in sport,"...

2013-10-31 08:28:20

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), will make a major announcement on November 5, 2013 in support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport's work in anti-doping. Representatives from each of the organizations, as well as a Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athlete will be available for interview opportunities. Who: The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)...

Muscles May Permanently Remember Brief Exposure To Performance-enhancing Drugs
2013-10-28 10:44:02

Wiley Previously, re-acquisition of muscle mass – with or without steroid use – after periods of inactivity has been attributed to motor learning. However, this new data from the University of Oslo suggests that there is a cellular 'memory mechanism' within muscle of brief steroid users. The team investigated the effects of steroids on muscle re-acquisition in mice and discovered greater muscle mass and more myonuclei – which are essential components for muscle fibre function –...

2013-10-08 12:25:47

In Digital Citizens Alliance / Taylor Hooton Foundation Investigation, Researchers Find Dangerous Drugs on YouTube, But Also Get Fakes and Even No Shipment At All WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large numbers of young people are succumbing to the pressure to win, using anabolic steroids and Human Growth Hormone to keep up athletically and socially with their peers. More than eight percent of males between 18-25 admit they have taken these Appearance and Performance...