TITLE

HAIRSPRAY EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECT IN BOYS

AUTHOR(S)
Alleyne, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/25/2008, Issue 991, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which reveals that women who come into contact with hair products during early pregnancy more than double their chances of giving birth to a son with hypospadias, a genital deformity. The defect normally affects around one in 250 boys in Great Britain, causing the urinary opening to be shifted beneath the penis.
ACCESSION #
36427370

 

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