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Women risk bad hair days

Women who make it to the boardroom may have to face an unforeseen battle - keeping their hair on. Hair loss is as serious a problem for women as it is for men because of the lifestyle and stresses brought about by equal opportunities, according to a report in the magazine, Hair International.

Jonathan Capes, editor of Hair International, said: "A new generation of high-powered women are prime targets for the increased stress levels and poor diet which tend to go hand-in-hand with business responsibility."