The line-up of athletes along a start line will vary in a multitude of ways, including height, weight, age and proportion. This variation is part of sporting culture — but this hasn’t always been the case when it comes to the hormone testosterone

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The Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games pose little additional risk of causing new outbreaks of the Zika virus, the US CDC recently wrote. The report came on the tails of a letter signed by 2401 international experts asking that the Olympics be postponed or moved, as well as the news that athletes, many of them golfers, have decided to sit these games out because they’re concerned about the mosquito-borne virus

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The World Health Organization on Thursday urged athletes and travelers planning to attend the Olympics in Brazil, the epicenter of the Zika epidemic, to take a series of steps to guard against infection, but the agency made it clear that it was not calling for the Summer Games in August to be canceled or postponed

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It is beginning to look like the time has come to call off the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The reason is simple: young women cannot travel there safely

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Rio de Janeiro is just months away from hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics as Brazil deals with a terrifying epidemic of the Zika virus, which has been linked with shrinking babies’ brains. In 2015, as many as 1.5 million cases were registered in the country—and the disease is spreading fast around the world

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11 for Bioethics in ’12

December 29, 2011

Faculty members from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics make eleven predictions about the big issues facing bioethics in 2012

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