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2014-10-17 08:23:45

Weiner, Prommer Article in NJ Star-Ledger: BASEBALL "COVERING UP FOR HOMERS" AND "THEY DO NOT WANT TO KNOW" WASHINGTON and NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former White House National Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner, who helped to create WADA and USADA, and Florian Prommer, Robert Weiner Associates' senior sports policy analyst, have published an op-ed in today's Star-Ledger, "Major League Baseball Continues to Balk on Player Drug Use -- Drugged World Series Stars?"...

2014-10-14 23:12:53

The Webinar focuses on how the continual advancements of modern mass spectrometry have enabled anti-doping laboratories to significantly expand the drug coverage for both human and equine athletes, and will broadcast live October 16, 2014 Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Thermo Scientific announces a new educational webinar, “Comprehensive Anti-doping Detection using the Q Exactive Orbitrap MS for Equine Urine Analysis,” featuring Dr. Scott D Stanley, PhD, Professor at...

2014-07-23 00:21:26

~ Dangerous Trends Reinforce Need for Tighter Regulation of "Fitness Products" NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 New, nationally projectable survey results released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirmed a significant increase - a doubling - in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens. According to the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation,11 percent of teens in grades 9-12 reported "ever having...

2014-05-05 20:28:14

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Drugs of Abuse Testing Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/drugs_abuse_testing_markets.htmlThis TriMark Publications report describes the specific segment of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market known as drugs of abuse testing. In the current medical diagnostics market, drugs of abuse testing offers promise for significant growth and innovation. Examined in this...

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...


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