TESTING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TESTING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58425302-77/players-game-hgh-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58425302-77/players-game-hgh-policy.html.csp">NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T13:54:02.203-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month. And of more immediate impact — this weekend — the new performance-enhancing drug policy the league and players’ union agreed to Wednesday will allow the Broncos’ Wes Welker and two other suspended players to return to the field. Welker, Dallas Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick and St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey had been suspended for four games. All can return Sunday under the new rul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425302@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:54:02 MDT NFL: Players’ union reps approve HGH testing for ‘14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407982-77/players-nfl-testing-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407982-77/players-nfl-testing-season.html.csp">NFL: Players’ union reps approve HGH testing for ‘14</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • HGH testing is coming to the NFL this season. Player representatives to the union voted Friday to implement testing for human growth hormone for the 2014 NFL season. HGH testing was originally agreed upon in 2011, but the players have balked at the science in the testing and the appeals process for positive tests. They also approved a league proposal to significantly increase the threshold for positive marijuana tests. Some players have complained that the NFL threshold of 15 nanogram...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584079822014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407982@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT U.S. to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347355-68/vaccine-ebola-health-testing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347355-68/vaccine-ebola-health-testing.html.csp">U.S. to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:12:20.933-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline. It will test 20 healthy adult volunteers to see if the virus is safe and triggers an adequate response in their immune systems. Even though NIH has been testing o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473552014-08-28T10:12:20.933-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:12:20.933-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347355@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:12:20 MDT Illinois company testing market for Asian carp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp">Illinois company testing market for Asian carp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grafton, Ill. • An Illinois company is the latest to test whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food. American Heartland Fish Products is trying to make money by processing Asian carp into dehydrated animal feed and fish oil. The factory near the tourist town of Grafton, north of St. Louis, opened in April and has been taking in 30 tons of carp a day. The goal is to profit from carp that have migrated up the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and threaten ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971542014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297154@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:46:02 MDT HIV diagnosis rate falls by third in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201225-68/hiv-infections-aids-diagnosed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201225-68/hiv-infections-aids-diagnosed.html.csp">HIV diagnosis rate falls by third in U.S.</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:57:30.918-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S. “It’s encouraging,” said Patrick Sullivan, an Emory University AIDS researcher who was not involved in the study. The reasons for the drop aren’t clear. It might mean fewer new infections are occurring. Or that most infected people already have been diagnosed so mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201225@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:57:30 MDT