Hairspray Linked To Birth Defect

According to an article in the BBC, boys born to women exposed to hairspray in the workplace may have a higher risk of being born with a genital defect.

Imperial College London scientists talked to women who had babies with hypospadias, where the urinary tract is found away from the penis.

They reported that hairspray exposure more than doubled the risk.

The study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, said it was too early to say for certain that hairspray was the cause.

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