Is your hand sanitiser increasing your risk of osteoporosis?

Women with higher levels of triclosan in their urine are more than twice as likely to have the condition, shows study
Reuters Health

Female GPs may want to take note of the ingredients in their hand sanitiser, with a study suggesting that exposure to a common chemical in the products may be linked with osteoporosis in women.

US data suggests that women exposed to the chemical triclosan are more likely to develop osteoporosis than women who haven’t been.