A chemical banned by hand disinfectants may double the chance of a woman developing osteoporosis in bone disease, according to a new study. in consumer products with a double increase in probability of developing bone density and osteoporosis problems.
The analysis of more than 1800 elderly American women published in the Triclosan in their urine is more threatened by weaker bones
The chemical hormone that breaks down hormones is commonly used in household articles such as soap, mouthwash and hand disinfectants due to their antibacterial properties.
"We found that the highest three levels of licking in the urine are associated with lower bone mineral density in the femoral and lumbar spine," said lead researcher Yingjun Li of Hangzhou Medical College. of their use in soaps after the examination of animals found that it has disturbed the hormones and contributed to the development of antibiotic-resistant microbes.
In April, the FDA also issued a rule banning it from being used in hand disinfectants in the United States ̵
Li said this was the first study to investigate the relationship between triclosan and human bone health