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Doping Substances

There are several classed of illegal / banned drugs used in doping and most of them are either stimulants or hormones. Anabolic steroids / Androgenic Substances These are the most commonly used doping substances and refer to the drugs that resemble testosterone, a hormone which is produced in the testes of males and, to a much lesser ..


IIT Guwahati develops an implantable bioartificial pancreas

The researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati have successfully created an implantable bioartificial pancreas model grown within a 3D silk scaffold. The bioartificial pancreas, which encapsulates insulin-producing cells, is capable of naturally producing insulin in a sustained manner. If successful in animal and human trials, it can be used for treating people ..


A new test for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) to identify drug cheats in Olympics: WADA

WADA or World Anti-Doping Agency launched a new weapon to tackle the menace of drug cheats in London Olympics. It is for the first time a high-end new test for Human Growth Hormone (HGH), have been introduced at the Olympic Games. Why this new test has been introduced ? Earlier the detection of HGH was ..