The addition of a gene expression test may help uncover athletes who've used performance-enhancing drugs, New Scientist reports.

A recent report leaked from the International Association of Athletics Federation suggests that some 800 out of 5,000 blood tests obtained from athletes could have had dodgy results and that nearly 150 Olympic or World Championship medal could hang in the balance, it notes.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

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