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A company called BioViva is getting calls from athletes, trainers, and coaches looking to use one of its gene therapies, says New Scientist. The company claims the experimental therapy blocks the breakdown of muscle tissue, which would be useful for athletes looking for more efficient ways to build muscle or keep their muscles from breaking down. And even though there's no clear evidence yet that the therapy does what it's supposed to do, the athletes keep calling.

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