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ATTIA refutes gynecomastia link Article Date: 21 Feb 2007

The recent reports alleging that Lavender and Tea Tree Oil may be causing breast growth in very young boys has very little substance, is a product of poor reasoning, and is cast into doubt on many grounds. The following article challenges the poor conclusions and methodology, and calls on the New England Journal of Medicine for a retraction of this data and the unwarranted conclusions that give the impression that this has the endorsement reserved for thorough, well reviewed science.

Please refer to the  Library section of this site: http://www.attia.org.au/library.php for more information.

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