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Anti-doping agencies on guard

Updated: September 22, 2010, 2:00 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A drug that mimics EPO as a way to help patients with kidney problems is in the late stages of development, one in an long list of new pharmaceuticals that anti-doping authorities are monitoring as they struggle to keep sports clean.

The drug, called Hematide, is in Stage 3 development, meaning it could be on the market by 2012. Anti-doping authorities say there's a chance some version of the blood-boosting drug could already be available on the black market.

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