Archive for the ‘HGH in Pro Sports’ Category

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A-Rod Concludes Suspension; Readies for 2015 Season

As the 2014 Major League season finished with the San Francisco Giants outlasting the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the World Series, an interesting offseason began. Free agent signings, player trades, new managers and young rookies full of potential will be the topic of headlines in the winter months ahead of Spring Training. [...]

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HGH Testing and UFC

Human Growth Hormone testing was in the news again recently when it was reported that UFC middleweight Cung Le, aged 42, was given a year-long suspension from competing in MMA Fighting due to a positive HGH test. The UFC yesterday rescinded their suspension due to flaws discovered in their testing process. The UFC becomes the [...]

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Highlights of Recent HGH Survey by MedReviews

Consumer review website, MedReviews recently released the results of a survey it had conducted on the benefits and side effects of HGH supplements. This survey showed the side effects and benefits that HGH supplements for anti-aging and bodybuilding could have on the body. In order to achieve this result, MedReviews used a total of 60 [...]

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NFL’s New Policy on PED’s

It has taken three years but the National Football League and its players’ union, the NFLPA, have hammered out an agreement on a new policy last week that focuses on testing for performance enhancing drugs (PED’s) and the appeals process for players. In addition, the two parties are close to finalizing changes to the existing [...]

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WADA: HGH Testing is Back in International Sports

For the last year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), an independent foundation that promotes, coordinates, and monitors the fight against drugs in international sporting competitions, has not been testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH), even though it is one of the most used, most controversial substances in modern sports. It is thought to be used [...]

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Wayne Odesnik and HGH

HGH, Human Growth Hormone, is a substance that has been popping up in professional sports with more and more regularity. While it’s banned by nearly every major sports organization and is illegal in the United States to use to enhance athletic performance, many athletes still try to use the substance to give them an edge [...]

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Are You Ready for Some . . . PED Football Suspensions?

You would think professional athletes in other sports might have taken a cue from the massive fallout of the 2013 Major League Baseball PED scandal, and think very carefully about choosing to take in any substance that could be suspect. In addition to facing possible suspensions, players are also subject to fines, loss in pay [...]

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Baseball Hall of Fame Rule Change Keeps Dopers Out

With all the media and speculation in the last few years surrounding baseball players and the use of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) such as steroids, testosterone, Human Growth Hormone, and IGF-1, many have wondered if players would face any real consequences. Although recent suspensions for the likes of Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun and [...]

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Are Major League Baseball Players Rewarded Despite PED Use?

It was a good idea in theory. Major League Baseball gave the players involved in the Biogenesis scandal some pretty impressive suspensions, likely in a bid to show they were serious about how they handled cheating, and to show other players that the use of performance enhancing drugs wouldn’t be worth it when they were [...]

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Could Soccer Be a “Dope-free” Sport?

Chances are, you’ve been hiding under a rock if you haven’t seen at least a little of the World Cup 2014 coverage. Or maybe you’re a fanatic and have been following all of the the “football” (to the rest of the world) action. If so, you may have seen the headlines touting the fact that [...]