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Boys with Gynecomastia: the Lavender and Tea Tree Oil Debate Continues

essential oils and gynecomastia

The numerous mini-wars that go on in the far reaches of medicine can be fascinating. Many don’t reach the front pages (or any pages, for that matter) of popular publications, however; meaning average people never hear about most of these disagreements among experts. But if you’re interested in gynecomastia for any reason, you should probably … »

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Epidemic of Man Boobs?

epidemic of man boobs

According to an online source of news from India, there’s a dramatic increase in the cases of gynecomastia in that country. An issue of Firstpost India last month called it an “epidemic” of man boobs, and posed the question whether Bollywood or diet is to blame. While there’s much that makes sense in this article, … »

Friday, July 17, 2015

It’s Surprising–Some Moobs Are Worth Millions, Some Aren’t

second risperdal gynecomastia trial

As the 1200+ individual Risperdal trials slog their way through the U.S. justice system, the verdicts may eventually not be so newsworthy. But to those of us interested in the link between Risperdal and gynecomastia, these first few jury decisions are fascinating. If you have been following the story, you’ll recall that the anti-psychotic drug’s … »

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Gynecomastia Surgery and Hormone Levels

hormone levels and gynecomastia

Here in Manhattan, gynecomastia patients tend to be fairly savvy about their condition. Many are aware that hormones almost always play a role in man boobs. That’s why some people we work with ask whether it would be a good idea to see an endocrinologist and have their hormone levels tested. We understand the logic … »

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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