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28 October 2010

Stunting growth lowers testosterone

Being tall may not seem like a big problem to most teen boys, but in Europe a few still choose to have their growth stunted by hormone injections.

Being tall may not seem like a big problem to most teen boys, but in Europe a few still choose to have their growth stunted by hormone injections.

In 2004, the more common practice of stunting girls using oestrogen came under scrutiny as it turned out to cause fertility problems, and researchers had worried that this might be the case for men as well.

 
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