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Pembroke Daily Observer
Bishop getting back on trackquestioned whether Semenya should have been allowed to compete due to a conditi
Bishop getting back on track
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
questioned whether Semenya should have been allowed to compete due to a condition called hyperandrogenism, where a runner’s testosterone level is elevated. It’s also been suggested that Niyonsaba and Wambui might also have a similar... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the restbelieve her condition gives her a significant athletic advantage. Their solutio
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the rest
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
believe her condition gives her a significant athletic advantage. Their solution is to medicate to reduce natural levels of testosterone in hyperandrogenic athletes, but many are uncomfortable with that, too. The IAAF’s position is that their... Read more
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Orange County Register
The Olympics – U.S. swimming up streamthe testing right, and caught Russia which depleted it’s nation’s strategic res
The Olympics – U.S. swimming up stream
Orange County Register / Posted 7 hours ago
the testing right, and caught Russia which depleted it’s nation’s strategic reserve of clean urine. They even had tests for testosterone levels to make sure some of the women were not actually men. I was just hoping that one of these courageous... Read more
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give me sport
Brock Lesnar temporarily suspended because of failed drug tests28 as well as an in-competition test taken at UFC 200. Estrogen blockers are u
Brock Lesnar temporarily suspended because of failed drug tests
give me sport / Posted 8 hours ago
28 as well as an in-competition test taken at UFC 200. Estrogen blockers are usually taken by fighters who are coming off testosterone cycles, and they are on the USADA banned list. Lesnar's win over Mark Hunt - which was originally via unanimous... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Boys in blue- Canadian police rule by ear, not fear. Instead of jumping down someone's thr
Boys in blue
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
- Canadian police rule by ear, not fear. Instead of jumping down someone's throat to retrieve a roach or feeding their own testosterone-levels with clubs and fists - they're on our streets trying to protect us from murderers, rapists and... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Peanut punch-turned-rabbit punch in Panthers practice leads to fightfacemask. “We were just working on our techniques,” Worley said. “But it’s foo
Peanut punch-turned-rabbit punch in Panthers practice leads to fight
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 9 hours ago
facemask. “We were just working on our techniques,” Worley said. “But it’s football. People are going to go at it — testosterone — we’re all grown men at the end of the day. “There’s no hard feelings. It’s behind us. We don’t hate each... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Roundup: SFMOMA's big donor agreement, housing and density in NorCal and SoCal, Peter Doig's strange trialMichael Heizer and his massive, obsessive desert earthwork, “City” — a.k.a. “Th
Roundup: SFMOMA's big donor agreement, housing and density in NorCal and SoCal, Peter Doig's strange trial
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Michael Heizer and his massive, obsessive desert earthwork, “City” — a.k.a. “The Area 51 of the art world.” So. Much. Testosterone. The New Yorker — In Sunnyvale: Homeowners rezoned a district filled with Modern homes by builder Joseph... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
IAAF to challenge hyperandrogynism rulingthe Court of Arbitration for Sport to ask it to re-look the ruling which stoppe
IAAF to challenge hyperandrogynism ruling
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 14 hours ago
the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ask it to re-look the ruling which stopped athletes with hyperandrogynism from taking testosterone suppressants. This is a condition of athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone. According to The... Read more
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National Geographic
Lions Sync When They Ovulate—But People Don'tmost go into heat seasonally, including most wild species of hooved mammals, wh
Lions Sync When They Ovulate—But People Don't
National Geographic / Posted 15 hours ago
most go into heat seasonally, including most wild species of hooved mammals, which only give birth in the spring. Male deer testosterone peaks in fall, during the “rut,” when they will compete for and mate with females. Does are pregnant during the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gender row runner Caster Semenya returns home to South AfricaCritics agree the way she has been treated has shamed the sport Her ‘intersex’
Gender row runner Caster Semenya returns home to South Africa
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Critics agree the way she has been treated has shamed the sport Her ‘intersex’ condition of hyperandrogenism gives her testosterone levels that are three times those usually found in women and approaching those of a man. Semenya was once... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Caster, You Remind Us That We All Have a Place in This Mad World2009. When she won the World Championships, all types of questions were raised
Caster, You Remind Us That We All Have a Place in This Mad World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
2009. When she won the World Championships, all types of questions were raised about her gender, her level of hormones and testosterone. She had to undergo tests and clarify if she was male or female. Another human being might have hung up their... Read more
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iafrica.com
IAAF to challenge hyperandrogynism rulingthe Court of Arbitration for Sport to ask it to re-look the ruling which stoppe
IAAF to challenge hyperandrogynism ruling
iafrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ask it to re-look the ruling which stopped athletes with hyperandrogynism from taking testosterone suppressants. This is a condition of athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone. According to The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Caster Semenya Takes a Beatingof testing with gender tests being included. Semenya was barred from the World
Caster Semenya Takes a Beating
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
of testing with gender tests being included. Semenya was barred from the World Championships after a gender test as her testosterone levels were too high and she returned months later only to be scrutinised severely by the public and her... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Jamie Oliver's wife Jools reveals name of baby boy with teasing Instagram postof kids but that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazin
Jamie Oliver's wife Jools reveals name of baby boy with teasing Instagram post
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 hours ago
of kids but that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazing family maker and I just go with it. "A bit more testosterone would probably be a good thing, but do you know what, I'm just grateful for whatever I get if it's health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Are Still People Who Are Not Happy for Caster Semenyaor not Caster Semenya is hyperandrogenic: hyperandrogenism is the term used to
There Are Still People Who Are Not Happy for Caster Semenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
or not Caster Semenya is hyperandrogenic: hyperandrogenism is the term used to describe disproportionate productions of testosterone in women. Semenya has been reported to be hyperandrogenic in a number of news articles. And as South Africa... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jamie Oliver names son River Rocketof kids but that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazi
Jamie Oliver names son River Rocket
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
of kids but that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazing family maker and I just go with it. A bit more testosterone would probably be a good thing, but do you know what, I'm just grateful for whatever I get if it's healt... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'I'm glad I'm the first European' - Olympian shocks with 'racist' remarksand has been dominating middle-distance running since a ruling which previously
'I'm glad I'm the first European' - Olympian shocks with 'racist' remarks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
and has been dominating middle-distance running since a ruling which previously forced her to take drugs to cut her testosterone was overturned. Related ContentRio Olympics 2016: Chinese athletes ridiculed by state mediaRio Olympics 2016:... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chef Jamie Oliver announces new baby's namebut that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazing famil
Chef Jamie Oliver announces new baby's name
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
but that's about it. Basically, I do what I'm told, but she's an amazing family maker and I just go with it. A bit more testosterone would probably be a good thing, but do you know what, I'm just grateful for whatever I get if it's... Read more
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Variety
‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’and utilizes the same clichés a little less ponderously. Brainiacs need not app
‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’
Variety / Posted yesterday
and utilizes the same clichés a little less ponderously. Brainiacs need not apply to this otherwise unreconstructed testosterone-a-thon, but of its type, “Vengeance” is well-crafted good fun — and good proof that you don’t need more than two... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lynsey Sharp defends comments on how difficult it is to race against gender row athlete Caster SemenyaHyperandrogenism is a condition where levels of testosterone are elevated above
Lynsey Sharp defends comments on how difficult it is to race against gender row athlete Caster Semenya
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Hyperandrogenism is a condition where levels of testosterone are elevated above an arbitrary level in women, giving them characteristics found far more commonly in men. After being criticised by some as a "sore loser", she has now moved to clarify... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sport and gender: Can of worms, opento its bare bones delivers a handful of core questions. First, is it scientific
Sport and gender: Can of worms, open
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
to its bare bones delivers a handful of core questions. First, is it scientifically sound to argue that women with higher testosterone levels have an advantage? Second, is this advantage unfair, or simply one of the other physical and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Seeds of tropical shrub guarana contain ten times more amount of catechins than green teaCholesterol is a structural component of all cell membranes and is used to manu
Seeds of tropical shrub guarana contain ten times more amount of catechins than green tea
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Cholesterol is a structural component of all cell membranes and is used to manufacture steroid hormones (estrogen and testosterone). When oxidized, however, LDL causes atherosclerosis and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. The tests... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Melissa was 'best version' of herselffor Sport suspended an IAAF rule that required female competitors to race withi
Melissa was 'best version' of herself
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
for Sport suspended an IAAF rule that required female competitors to race within what was deemed an acceptable level of testosterone. Under that rule, female athletes with naturally elevated testosterone levels were forced to take inhibitor... Read more
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asianage
Leave sport to talentthe way, did you know that Michael Phelps produces fish hormones which make him
Leave sport to talent
asianage / Posted yesterday
the way, did you know that Michael Phelps produces fish hormones which make him so fast in water? And that Usain Bolt has the testosterone levels of a cheetah? The writer is editor of The Little Magazine. She can be contacted at: sen@littlemag.com... Read more
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asianage
Leave sport to talentthe way, did you know that Michael Phelps produces fish hormones which make him
Leave sport to talent
asianage / Posted yesterday
the way, did you know that Michael Phelps produces fish hormones which make him so fast in water? And that Usain Bolt has the testosterone levels of a cheetah? The writer is editor of The Little Magazine. She can be contacted at: sen@littlem... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How the World Reacted to Caster Semenya's Victorysports. "But many remain concerned that women's sports will be threatened if s
How the World Reacted to Caster Semenya's Victory
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
sports. "But many remain concerned that women's sports will be threatened if some athletes are allowed to compete with a testosterone advantage, even if athletes are reluctant to address the testosterone issue during the Olympics." Caster... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Meet Benjamin Luks-Morgansay, 'I don't want to be it, so I will fight it'. I came out to myself as trans
Meet Benjamin Luks-Morgan
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted yesterday
say, 'I don't want to be it, so I will fight it'. I came out to myself as transgender only about two years ago. I started testosterone therapy six months ago. I didn't expect how much I would love it. I am happy. I feel like my body feels like... Read more
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express
Team GB star blasted after complaining following loss to 'intersex' athlete Caster Semenyaas deriding the British athlete. Semenya, 25, has an 'intersex' condition call
Team GB star blasted after complaining following loss to 'intersex' athlete Caster Semenya
express / Posted yesterday
as deriding the British athlete. Semenya, 25, has an 'intersex' condition called hyperandrogenism, which means she has testosterone levels that are three times those usually found in women and approaching those of a man. Sharp faced a furious... Read more
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express
Team GB star reignites Caster Semenya ‘intersex’ row after Olympics 800m finalas deriding the British athlete. Semenya, 25, has an 'intersex' condition call
Team GB star reignites Caster Semenya ‘intersex’ row after Olympics 800m final
express / Posted yesterday
as deriding the British athlete. Semenya, 25, has an 'intersex' condition called hyperandrogenism, which means she has testosterone levels that are three times those usually found in women and approaching those of a man. Sharp faced a furious... Read more
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Miami New Times
Alex Rodriguez Sues Major League Baseball Over Biogenesis "Witch Hunt"real issue: whether Mr. Rodriguez violated the (JDA) by using and possessing nu
Alex Rodriguez Sues Major League Baseball Over Biogenesis "Witch Hunt"
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
real issue: whether Mr. Rodriguez violated the (JDA) by using and possessing numerous forms of prohibited (PEDs), including Testosterone and (HGH) over the course of multiple years and whether (A-Rod) violated the Basic Agreement by attempting to... Read more
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International Business Times
How sex hormones help scientists understand gender differences in mental health disordersconnections between female and male subjects", Lanzenberger pointed out. For i
How sex hormones help scientists understand gender differences in mental health disorders
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
connections between female and male subjects", Lanzenberger pointed out. For instance, they observed that increased blood testosterone levels led to a decrease in the volume of two brain regions involved in language processing. Brain connections... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Weekend Sports Wrap: Team SA, Boks & Manchester clubsfinal and South Africa’s 10th medal, there was the immediate and predicted furo
Weekend Sports Wrap: Team SA, Boks & Manchester clubs
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
final and South Africa’s 10th medal, there was the immediate and predicted furore over her participation due to her high testosterone levels. Sixth-placed Lynsey Sharp felt the wrath of South Africans over social media after her comments... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Dear Caster hater: One lick of the mediocrity lollipop and you'll suck foreverwas in reference to Semenya’s alleged hyperandrogenism. A hyperandrogenic perso
Dear Caster hater: One lick of the mediocrity lollipop and you'll suck forever
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
was in reference to Semenya’s alleged hyperandrogenism. A hyperandrogenic person’s body begets “excessive” androgens, like testosterone. Perhaps Semenya’s body naturally produces higher testosterone levels but how this affects her performance on... Read more
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ajc.com
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogen
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogenism, which causes much higher levels of testosterone than women typically have. There's speculation other athletes have the condition, as well — and it's led to... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogen
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogenism, which causes much higher levels of testosterone than women typically have. There's speculation other athletes have the condition, as well — and it's led to... Read more
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give me sport
Team GB's Lynsey Sharp gets emotional while discussing Caster Semenyaparticipating in women’s race events might be unfair on her opponents. Diagnos
Team GB's Lynsey Sharp gets emotional while discussing Caster Semenya
give me sport / Posted yesterday
participating in women’s race events might be unfair on her opponents. Diagnosed with hyperandrogenism, which means her testosterone levels are far in excess of most other women, Semenya appears to possess a significant advantage over the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogen
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogenism, which causes much higher levels of testosterone than women typically have. There's speculation other athletes have the condition, as well — and it's led to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogen
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogenism, which causes much higher levels of testosterone than women typically have. There's speculation other athletes have the condition, as well — and it's led to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Doyle bronze is highlight of a fine finale from Scots athletesfinal. I know I can go faster but I'm still happy with that performance." Aske
Doyle bronze is highlight of a fine finale from Scots athletes
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
final. I know I can go faster but I'm still happy with that performance." Asked about Semenya and the issue of which testosterone levels should be allowed, Sharp added: "I have tried to avoid the issue all year. You can see how emotional it... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogen
How Olympian Caster Semenya's medical condition became a...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
by more than a second. But she reportedly has a condition called hyperandrogenism, which causes much higher levels of testosterone than women typically have. There's speculation other athletes have the condition, as well — and it's led to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Semenya unfazed by IAAF chief's stance on intersex athletesFederations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe which indicate that a 2015 Court of
Semenya unfazed by IAAF chief's stance on intersex athletes
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe which indicate that a 2015 Court of Arbitration for Sport decision to set aside testosterone regulation among so-called intersex athletes is to be reviewed. Coe’s comments were made on the eve of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Caster Semenya red herringthat though, some media hype and spice to fuel the tabloids. The latest I heard
The Caster Semenya red herring
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
that though, some media hype and spice to fuel the tabloids. The latest I heard is that she was born with high levels of testosterone, hence she now has an unfair advantage. Of course, being brutally honest, Caster does have more masculine... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Caster strikes backand her fellow medallists at the post-race press conference, asking if they'd a
Caster strikes back
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
and her fellow medallists at the post-race press conference, asking if they'd all been forced to take medication to lower testosterone levels and what effects that had on them. Wambui politely suggested they focus on the track performances, not... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Rio Olympics set for spectacular closeUsukhbayar became the sixth weightlifter in Rio to fail a drugs test. He was ki
Rio Olympics set for spectacular close
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Usukhbayar became the sixth weightlifter in Rio to fail a drugs test. He was kicked out after he was revealed to have used testosterone. And police seized passports, phones and computers in a raid on the Irish Olympic office, following the arrest... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opinion: A win for Caster Semenya is a win for womenhas been subjected to intense scrutiny: does her hyperandrogenism — her natural
Opinion: A win for Caster Semenya is a win for women
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
has been subjected to intense scrutiny: does her hyperandrogenism — her naturally high levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone — give her an "unfair advantage", as her fellow athletes, sports journalists and officials have... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Team SA wraps up successful Olympics campaignprior to her competing, as it was confirmed that it will challenge a Court of A
Team SA wraps up successful Olympics campaign
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
prior to her competing, as it was confirmed that it will challenge a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling to set aside testosterone regulation in athletes that produce it at abnormal levels. Semenya’s demeanour said it all in Rio - chin thrust... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Crybaby' Lynsey dissed on Twitterit was to compete against Semenya. This was in reference to Semenya's hyperand
'Crybaby' Lynsey dissed on Twitter
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
it was to compete against Semenya. This was in reference to Semenya's hyperandrogenism, which means she has higher testosterone levels than most women, which gives her a perceived physical advantage. The International Athletics Federation... Read more
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The Mercury News
USOC promises 'further action' on Ryan Lochte, three teammatesOlympic bodies. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Mongolian weightlifter
USOC promises 'further action' on Ryan Lochte, three teammates
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Olympic bodies. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tested positive for testosterone and was disqualified from the Rio Games. Usukhbayar, 19, competed in the 56-kilogram division but did not finish... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gender row runner is so hard to beata new national record. The 25-year-old has an ‘intersex’ condition called hype
Gender row runner is so hard to beat
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
a new national record. The 25-year-old has an ‘intersex’ condition called hyperandrogenism which results in her having testosterone levels that are three times those usually found in women and approaching those of a man. Britain's Lynsey Sharp... Read more
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Newsmax
The Great Grape: Top Superfood for Body and Brainmay even help prevent breast cancer. Unlike other alcoholic beverages, red wine
The Great Grape: Top Superfood for Body and Brain
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
may even help prevent breast cancer. Unlike other alcoholic beverages, red wine reduces estrogen levels while increasing testosterone levels, which inhibits the development and spread of breast-cancer cells. Other potential benefits associated... Read more
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