Undeclared androgenic steroids lurk in sports supplements

The use of sports supplements containing endocrine disruptors is a growing health concern with an estimated one in five products harbouring a banned substance, researchers warn.

In an article in Australian Prescriber, Canberra doctors say androgenic steroids are among ingredients commonly undeclared in body-building supplements.

The Australian National University Medical School researchers cite the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority estimate that one in five sports supplements contains banned substances including stimulants and anabolic drugs.

They say dietary products