Insulin Doping in Horses: New Test Developed

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A test able to detect even the smallest amount of insulin in horse urine has recently been developed to aid in the detection of insulin doping in racehorses, according to a group of researchers from the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Racing laboratory. Because of insulin's ability to build muscle and improve endurance, the practice of illegally administering insulin to racehorses has become more common.

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