Oct. 18, 2022 — Women who use chemical hair straightening products may be at an increased risk for uterine cancer, according to new research from the National Institutes of Health.  

Women who use straightening products more than four times per year have the highest risk for developing uterine cancer, according to the study. More specifically, the researchers found that women who used straightening or relaxing products more than four times per year were more than twice as likely to develop uterine cancer compared to those who don’t use these products. 

Lead study author Alexandra White, PhD, said that about 1.64%…


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