A study has warned that eating bitter pumpkins and squashes might lead to hair loss after two women suffered poisonings that rendered them mostly bald. Photo: Shutterstock

Bitter pumpkins and squashes can make you go bald, doctor warns after two women lose hair due to toxins

Two women lost hair after consuming cucurbitacin, a toxic compound found in unripe pumpkins and squashes that gives off a bitter taste

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A study has warned that eating bitter pumpkins and squashes might lead to hair loss after two women suffered poisonings that rendered them mostly bald. Photo: Shutterstock
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