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This site provides evidence and commentary about the risks of finasteride as a treatment for hair loss. It is geared to patients, former users of finasteride, doctors, researchers and anyone else interested. More background on this site is here.

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Harvesters by Pieter Breughel the Elder, 1565 (via Met Museum Open Access)