human growth hormone

New test detects growth hormone doping


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A new test, developed by three universities, can successfully detect growth hormone doping in sporting events.On Sep 8, the International Paralympic Committee had announced a ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams takes testosterone jabs!


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams says he has experienced change after he started injecting himself with a sex hormone twice a week.The 37-year-old admits he uses testosterone ... Read more...

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Illicit use of human growth hormone on the rise among male weightlifters


January 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Illicit use of HGH (human growth hormone) has become common among young American male weightlifters, suggests a new study.Additionally, illicit HGH use in this population is often associated ... Read more...

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Advance towards early detection for Alzheimer’s and cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory have created a new strategy for quicker and more precise detection of biomarkers-a feat that could pave the way for new ... Read more...

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Former MLB All-Star pitcher Clemens pleads not guilty to perjury charges


August 31st, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star pitcher Roger Clemens pleaded not guilty to perjury and obstruction of justice charges on Monday.The seven-time Cy Young award winner pleaded ... Read more...

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Baseballer Clemens indicted for lying about steroid use


August 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) Former star baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges that he lied before a congressional panel about his alleged steroid use. Clemens was ... Read more...

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Former Olympic champion Antonio Pettigrew found dead in car


August 11th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- University of North Carolina (UNC) track assistant coach and former Olympic champion Antonio Pettigrew was found dead on Monday evening, the University said on Tuesday.Antonio ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods quizzed in Canadian doctor ‘human growth hormone’ investigation


July 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1(ANI): American golfer Tiger Woods has been interviewed by authorities investigating a Canadian doctor accused of distributing human growth hormone.Woods had earlier said that he had been ... Read more...

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Woods’ doctor charged for administering illegal drugs


May 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Controversial Canadian doctor Anthony Galea, who is known to have treated ace golfer Tiger Woods, has been charged for administering illegal drugs, including human growth hormone.The criminal ... Read more...

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Woods says trying to get on with life, as divorce looms large


May 5th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Ponte Vedra (Florida, US), May 5 (ANI): With his world collapsing around him and with rumours of an impending divorce from Elin, his wife, golfer Tiger Woods has said that he ... Read more...

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Human growth hormone ‘makes sprinters faster’


May 5th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): For the time, researchers have shown a positive effect of growth hormone on athletic performance.It showed a .4 second improvement in a 10-second sprint, enough to turn a ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods denies receiving performance-enhancing drugs


April 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 06 (ANI): Tiger Woods has refuted reports claiming that he accepted human growth hormone or performance-enhancing drugs from Canadian doctor Tony Galea.The medicine man is currently under investigation ... Read more...

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Alex Rodriguez To Be Questioned In Doctor Galea Case


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri March 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anthony Galea, the Canadian physician attending the American baseball stud Alex Rodriguez is being interrogated following an investigation involving the smuggle and sell of illegal drugs ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ relationship with steroid-tainted doc still not clear


February 20th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20 (ANI): Tiger Woods may have tried to come clean on the accusations of using performance-enhancing drugs but some are still waiting for more answers from the shamed ... Read more...

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Mark McGwire issues another apology for using steroids


February 18th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark McGwire started his first day at his new job, with an apology for using steroids. He had issued the first apology almost a month ago, ... Read more...

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Human growth hormone is no ‘fountain of youth’


January 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Human growth hormone (HGH) may not be the "fountain of youth", according to a new study.Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that people, ... Read more...

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Chinese man, 68cm tall, bids for World’s Smallest Man title


January 24th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): A Chinese man, measuring up at just 68cm, is making a bid to Guinness World Records for the world's shortest man title.Wu Kang is looking to dethrone current ... Read more...

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Gary Matthews Jr. Traded To New York Mets


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Matthews Jr. has been traded by the Los Angeles Angels to the New York Mets. The team has also paid $21.5 millions to complete the ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods And Madonna: Patients Of The Same Doctor


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods has been linked to another celebrity, Madonna. This time, though, there is no romantic allusion in this link up. It has been revealed that ... Read more...

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Lawyer for Woods’ Canadian doc says charges have “nothing to do with the golfer”


December 19th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 19 (ANI): The lawyer for Tiger Woods' doctor, Tony Galea, who performed a controversial procedure on the golfer, says the charges have "absolutely nothing to do with Woods."Galea ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Canadian doctor Tony Galea had no US medical license


December 17th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The odds are really not favorable for the ace golfer at all. He seems to be controversy’s favorite child as some scandal or the other seems ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ doctor charged with selling illegal drugs


December 17th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) After Tiger Woods, his sports doctor. Canadian sports medicine specialist Anthony Galea has been charged with selling performance-enhancing drugs to his high-profile clients. Galea, 51, who runs the ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ doc Tony Galea ‘treated Madonna too’


December 17th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 17 (ANI): Tiger Woods' doctor Dr. Tony Galea had treated Madonna as well, according to sources.The singer is said to have needed Galea's care after falling off ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Doctor Tony Galea investigated for drug violations


December 16th, 2009 - 1:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec date (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like controversy and scandals favorite child is none other than the ace golfer Tiger Woods. Tony Galea who had flown to Tiger Woods ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Canadian doc in doping probe


December 15th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): Tiger Woods' doctor, Tony Galea, who performed a controversial procedure on him, has come under the scanner of investigative agencies after he has been linked to ... Read more...

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NDTL signs contract with IDTM, Sweden


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has signed a contract with the International Doping Test and Management (IDTM) Stockholm, Sweden, which is a state of art service ... Read more...

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Ageing Oz men splashing $15k a year on ‘youth’ fix


May 10th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 10 (ANI): An increasing number of middle-aged men are injecting human growth hormone in a bid to fight old age, spending up to 15,000 dollars a year on a drug ... Read more...

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A-Rod took steroids as teen, and while with Yankees, claims new book


April 30th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 30 (ANI): An upcoming book about Alex Rodriguez claims that he might have bulked up with steroids as early as high school - and was suspected of juicing ... Read more...

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Bellyful of mirth reduces risk of heart attacks


April 17th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) If you are a cardiac patient, a bellyful of mirth is what your doctor might prescribe for you to reduce your risk of heart attacks. Medical researcher Lee ... Read more...

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A-Rod blames cousin for injecting him with steroids when he was young, naive


February 18th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez has admitted that his cousin repeatedly injected him with a substance from the Dominican Republic.The New York Yankees star blamed ... Read more...

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Now, a ”gene” recipe to create super-athletes


August 15th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Olympic athletes would now be able to genetically enhance their muscles to be faster and stronger, if they are not already - all thanks to the revolutionary ... Read more...

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Beijing to take drug cheats head on


August 1st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Lou Chen Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) Chinese anti-doping officials have pledged to enforce a transparent and open doping control system to combat doping cheats and host clean Olympic Games. "We will catch ... Read more...

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IOC expects to catch more drug cheats in Beijing


August 1st, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) There will be more potential positive cases with the increase in the number of doping tests at the Beijing Olympic Games, said an International Olympic Committee (IOC) official ... Read more...

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Doping test methods reliable for the Games, says Chinese official


July 31st, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) Reliable dope test methods will be used for the Beijing Olympic Games, said Wu Moutian, the lab head responsible for the Games doping tests, here. Wu, Beijing laboratory ... Read more...

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New methods to check doping in Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) A new testing method has been put in place to check previously undetectable human growth hormone (HGH) during the Beijing Olympic Games. "The new test kits will track ... Read more...

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