Wednesday, April 2, 2008

HGH Athlete Testing: Ready for Prime Time....and the Beijing Olympics

Doping authorities can be forgiven if they feel they have a Sisyphean task. Forever two steps behind cheating athletes, a frustrating job it must be. But, today they may have gained a step (dare we say two?) with the World Anti-Doping Agency's announcement that a blood test kit for human growth hormone (HGH) can now be mass produced and will, therefore, be available for widespread use at the Olympics for the first time (NY Times story).

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