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Does Doping Work?

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Science  01 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5889, pp. 627
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5889.627a

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Summary

Amphetamines and anabolic steroids can improve performance in certain athletic events. But there's little hard evidence for the efficacy of dozens of other compounds on the list of the World Anti-Doping Agency.