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Pregnant women who smoke could be harming the fertility of their daughters as scientists fear cigarette smoke has gender-bending hormones which can 'masculinise girls'

Researchers believe tobacco contains gender-bending toxins which 'masculinise' girls while they are developing in the womb.  Daughters of mothers who smoked showed signs of having had high exposure to testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, a study found.  This may have consequences for their chances of conceiving over a life-time, the experts warned.  Read more....



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