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Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

They found that while performance was improved in high intensity tests, endurance and road race performances were similar for those who took the drug rHuEPO and those who did not.

Performance boosting hormone may help patients with mental disorders

The hormone erythropoietin (EPO), mostly produced by the kidney, is essential for the production of red blood cells. 

Olympics shame: Eight years after 2008 Beijing Games, four athletes stripped of medals

Olympics shame: Eight years after 2008 Beijing Games, four athletes stripped of medals

The IOC stores samples for 10 years to allow them to be reanalyzed when improved methods become available.