Alberto Salazar: A Paradigm shift towards tougher regulation or just another impasse for clean competition?

Writes Philip Wade The world of Athletics has been plunged into yet another doping controversy with the news that high-profile trainer Alberto Salazar has been banned for four years for various doping violations. Salazar was the coach of many Olympic and World champions, most notably double Olympic Gold winner at London 2012, Mo Farah. As…

Scientists in Cork Discover Aspirin-Ulcer Cure

A new study followed out by APC Microbiome Ireland in Cork has shown that bifidobacteria, which is found in the guts of newborns, can prevent and heal ulcers caused by the painkiller aspirin, despite declining as age occurs. This is a continuation of a previous study, which found the same bacteria could be found to produce a protective…