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  1. The File: Is Olympic HGH test ready for the NFL?

    Every two years at the Olympics, a dance goes on in which the best chemists gather with the best athletes to face the best drug testers. In the weeks before the just-completed Games in London, those testers buzzed about a brand-new test they'd develo...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  2. New HGH test wins support of scientists, experts

    A new test that can detect the use of human growth hormone for up to 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, moving a step closer to a potential breakthrough against doping at next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  3. HGH test would track use for up to two weeks

    A Virginia company claims to have a urine-based test for human growth hormone that could be used to drug test athletes two weeks after its use, rather than 48 hours or less.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2008
  4. WADA chief says reliable HGH test will be set up in time for Summ...

    An effective blood test for detecting human growth hormone will be in place for the Beijing Olympics, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008
  5. HGH tests coming to basketball, too?

    Henry Abbott

    In December, Rep. Elijah Cummings called it "incredibly ridiculous" that the NFL does not test for human growth hormone (HGH), lamenting years of stalling tactics from the players union. Cummings, from Maryland, is the ranking Democrat on a committee...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  6. 2012 London Games -- Increased drug testing moving in positive di...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New HGH blood tests employed at the London Games could help strengthen the institutional checks and balances on cheating.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  7. Ex-Olympic champion Andrus Veerpalu tested positive for HGH, Esto...

    The Estonian Ski Association says former two-time Olympic champion Andrus Veerpalu tested positive for human growth hormone before the Nordic world championships in February.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  8. German Patrik Sinkewitz's HGH positive first in cycling, hailed a...

    German rider Patrik Sinkewitz has been provisionally suspended after becoming the first cyclist to test positive for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  9. Major League Baseball hoping to test minor leaguers for HGH

    Major League Baseball plans to test minor league players for human growth hormone, The New York Times is reporting.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  10. Out of 4,500 expected doping tests, about 400 will be for HGH

    There will be 4,500 doping tests for the Beijing Games, a 25 percent increase from the 2004 Athens Olympics. That includes 1,300 pre-competition tests and almost 800 blood tests.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2008
  11. WADA head says Beijing athletes can't count on beating HGH tests

    The new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency cautioned athletes who think they can get around the new tests for HGH that will be used at the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  12. WADA plans out-of-competition HGH testing in lead-up to Beijing

    Athletes around the world will be subjected to out-of-competition tests for HGH in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics, marking a potential breakthrough against one of the most widely abused doping substances in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2008
  13. Fehr would consider HGH blood test if reliable method were availa...

    Players' union leader Donald Fehr would consider approving blood testing for human growth hormone if there were a valid, efficient procedure for determining its use over an extended period.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  14. Scientist Catlin making headway in detection work paid for by MLB...

    Scientist Don Catlin said he has made some headway with the $500,000 that Major League Baseball gave him to begin work on finding an effective urine test to detect HGH.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2007
  15. Report: Players union will not allow HGH testing

    NBA players union executive director Billy Hunter told Bloomberg News that he would not agree to blood tests that would show the use of HGH.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2006
  16. IOC chief says hGH testing may happen in Athens

    If scientists develop a reliable test for hGH, the IOC chief says it will be implemented in Athens.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2004