Recent studies have linked hair dye and hair straightening chemicals to breast cancer, showing a 60% increase in risk for some women who use them. Here are the facts from our expert. BY HEATHER ALEXANDER Woman with hair dyed red Experts and consumers have expressed concerns about a link between hair products and breast cancer … Continue reading “Hair dye, hair relaxers and breast cancer: What’s the risk?”
There’s A Lot in the News About Hair Relaxers and Uterine Cancer: How Worried Should We Be?
Lawsuits against hair relaxer manufacturers – and a study about relaxers — is raising concerns over their safety. Allure asked gynecologic oncologists and the study’s lead author: What does this all mean? BY DEANNA PAI November 2, 2022 UPDATE (February 8, 2023, 2:02 P.M. ET): Almost 60 lawsuits against hair relaxer manufacturers are now being … Continue reading “There’s A Lot in the News About Hair Relaxers and Uterine Cancer: How Worried Should We Be?”
Hair straightening chemicals associated with higher uterine cancer risk
NIH study finds Black women may be more affected due to higher use. >Women who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using these products, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. The researchers found no associations with uterine … Continue reading “Hair straightening chemicals associated with higher uterine cancer risk”
Study Finds Possible Link Between Hair Straightening Chemicals and Uterine Cancer
Women who use chemical hair straighteners and relaxers may have a higher risk of uterine cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study findings were published on October 17, 2022, in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Study details The researchers used data from … Continue reading “Study Finds Possible Link Between Hair Straightening Chemicals and Uterine Cancer”