Topical hormones affecting children

A small but significant article that is a good companion for news last year that men who use testosterone creams are affecting their babies.

from the New York Times by Denise Grady:

A hormone spray prescribed to stop hot flashes in menopausal women has caused breasts to sprout in children who were inadvertently exposed to it through skin contact with women using it, the Food and Drug Administration said…

for an article on testosterone creams via Booster Shots by Melissa Healy

…So unless you want little Jacob or Emily to start shaving and plotting world dominance while still in preschool, FDA suggests washing your hands carefully after applying the stuff, and covering skin to which it’s applied before playing, cuddling or wrestling with the little tyke.


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