Monday, 26 July 2010

Head lice shampoo may be linked to Child Leukaemia Risk

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Using chemical shampoos to get rid of head lice could almost double the risk of children developing leukaemia, scientists have claimed.Exposure to other insecticides while in the womb or as a child could also double the risk of contracting the cancer, they said.

The findings will fuel concerns about the increasing incidence of childhood leukaemia in Britain. Around 500 youngsters under 15 are diagnosed with the illness each year.

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1 comment:

david said...

this is why i dont use chemical based products, i just dont want pesticides in my kids head. i would rather shave all their hair than risk them dying because of head lice