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The use of performance enhancing drugs, or doping, is a public health issue, not a sporting problem, as had been previously thought.
Over the last 10 years, the GH-2004 team, which is based the University of Southampton, has been developing a test for Growth Hormone misuse in sport with funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and US Anti-Doping Agency and with support from UK Anti-Doping.
Based on data from the last five Olympic games, a study by the University of Western Australia has identified those athletes with asthma and airway hyper-responsiveness.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.