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FDA Acts to Outlaw 'Andro' Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration moves to end the sale of a popular steroid-like performance supplement often used in sports. Known as "andro," the chemical androstenedione is a steroid precursor -- the body converts it into testosterone and, to an extent, estrogen. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.

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Snigdha Prakash
Pieces by National Desk reporter Snigdha Prakash can be heard on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. The majority of Snigdha's past reports have focused on topics related to entrepreneurship, business, banking and the economy.