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Contraceptive pill associated with increased prostate cancer risk worldwide


Image via Wikipedia ABSTRACTBackground: Several recent studies have suggested that oestrogen exposure may increase the risk of prostate cancer (PCa).Objectives: To examine associations between PCa incidence and mortality and population-based use of oral contraceptives (OCs). It was hypothesised that OC … Continue reading

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Country profiles on noncommunicable disease trends in 193 countries


<a عربي <a 中文 <a English <a Français <a Русский <a Español<a <a <a <a <a WHO maps noncommunicable disease trends in all countries Country profiles on noncommunicable disease trends in 193 countries News release 14 SEPTEMBER 2011 | GENEVA … Continue reading

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