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2019 WADA PROHIBITED LIST BANS FOLLISTATIN – POSSIBLY EGGS, GREEN TEA, AND CHOCOLATE

Jan 25, 2019
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FOLLISTATIN AND EPICATECHIN COULD BE PROHIBITED IN SPORT AS MYOSTATIN INHIBITORS

Myostatin inhibitors are of growing importance for anti-doping authorities to consider as this category is expanding and presenting new potential doping agents. Recognizing that reality, the World Anti-Doping

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NEW YEAR PREDICAMENT: FOLLISTATIN NOW BOTH A WADA PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE AND A SUPPLEMENT CERTIFIED FOR SPORT

Jan 25, 2019
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YOLKED SUPPLEMENT CONTAINS FOLLISTATIN, A MYOSTATIN INHIBITOR

With the onset of 2019, a new WADA Prohibited List has taken effect. The new myostatin inhibitor language is perhaps the most significant change and has great potential impact on the nutrition and sport drug-testing industries,

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TRANSPARENCY IN THIRD PARTY CERTIFICATION FOR BANNED SUBSTANCES IN SPORT

Jan 25, 2019
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BSCG – COMMITTED TO TRANSPARENCY IN THIRD PARTY CERTIFICATION FOR BANNED SUBSTANCES IN SPORT

At BSCG, we believe transparency in third party certification for banned substances in sport is crucial. Not only does transparency allow an understanding of the underlying protection offered, i

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Deer Antler – The Real Story

Apr 30, 2018
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Deer Antler – The Real Story:

Deer antler has a long history of use in Chinese medicine and is used ‘to decrease fatigue and improve sleep and appetite. In animal tests, deer antler has been shown to increase oxy

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Russian Doping Scandal

Apr 30, 2018
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The Russian Doping Scandal – What Does It Show Us?

The recent news about the Russian doping scandal has portrayed a systemic failure and corruption of sport anti-doping efforts. A

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Methylhexanamine – What is it?

Apr 30, 2018
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What is Methylhexanamine?

The world is awash with more and more news about methylhexaneamine (see Comment on Title below for alternative spelling “methylhexanamine”) and positive drug tests related to it. We have already written a couple blog posts about the compound. Yesterday we

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Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone MLB Positive Drug Tests – Could Supplements be the Culprit?

Apr 30, 2018
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Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone MLB Positive Drug Tests

Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone MLB positive drug tests have been flying through the news faster than home runs in Denver. The early season so far this year has seen Daniel Stumpf and Chris Colabello test positive for this drug, al

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The Russian Doping Scandal and the International Olympic Charter Against Doping in Sport

Apr 30, 2018
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Backstory: The Russian Doping Scandal, the Olympics, and the International Olympic Charter Against Doping in Sport

Sadly, an ongoing Russian doping scandal has challenged the central tenets of the International Olympic Charter Against Doping in Sport. The debate rages at the

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Athletes, Are you Doping on Accident with Hidden Banned Substances in Supplements?

Apr 30, 2018
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Hidden banned substances in supplements can keep athletes out of the Olympic Games: Jessica Hardy and Pavle Jovanovich cases serve as a warning

A number of athletes have tested positive from the hidden presence of banned substances in supplements and have lost the opportunity to comp

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