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Why do some athletes use diuretics

It was previously believed that the primary mechanism of osmotic diuretics such as mannitol is that they are filtered in the glomerulus, but cannot be reabsorbed. They work primarily why do some athletes use diuretics expanding extracellular fluid and plasma volume, therefore increasing blood flow to the kidney, particularly the peritubular capillaries. UCI announces adverse… Read More »

Athletes who took diuretics

He did not know they were banned substances. The stakes are high, allowing the use of diuretics in sport would affect athletes psychologically who making them athletes superior and confident about their performance. Change the balance of other hormones and increase production of red blood cells, admits to have used EPO in the 2003 Vuelta… Read More »

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Neurobiologist Nina Kraus can. At her lab at Northwestern University called “Brainvolts,” she and her colleagues can attach a series of electrodes to your scalp and record the electricity your brain produces in response to a sound. “I can then take that electricity and play it out through a speaker and we can listen to… Read More »