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2006-01-23 22:44:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American skeleton medal prospect Zach Lund was cleared to compete in next month's Turin Winter Olympics on Monday after he accepted a public warning from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a failed drugs test. Lund had faced a possible two-year ban after testing positive for the steroid masking agent finasteride at a World Cup race in Calgary on November 10. As a result of the doping violation, Lund has also been disqualified from his second place finish at...

2006-01-11 10:12:15

LONDON (Reuters) - America's skeleton world number one Zach Lund has been suspended by the International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation (FIBT) pending an investigation into a positive drugs test at a World Cup event last month. "He has been suspended pending the completion of an investigation by the appropriate agencies in the U.S., namely the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) which is a sanctioned entity of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency)," FIBT media officer Donald Krone said...

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2005-11-15 12:40:00

NEW YORK -- Look around a crowd, and you'll see that lots of middle-aged men are losing their hair. As Baby Boomers, they have every right to demand, What is science doing about this? Quite a bit, it turns out. A British company, for example, says five guys are walking around with hundreds more hairs than they had before, thanks to an early test of what's been called hair cloning. An American outfit hopes to start testing a similar approach next year. Other scientists are tracking down genes...

2005-07-05 15:35:58

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A screening test for prostate cancer taken by millions of men every year is not terribly accurate and not even the best result ensures that a man is cancer-free, experts said on Tuesday. They found the standard prostate-specific antigen, or PSA test, produces many false positives and false negatives -- meaning some men who think they do not have cancer actually do, while others may undergo uncomfortable biopsies only to...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.