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Belly fat puts women at risk for osteoporosis

For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Health
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Breast cancer incidence among Iraqi women profiled

Breast cancer continues to rise in Iraq, and scientists have established the Iraqi National Cancer Research Program to better understand the underlying molecular and environmental causes in an effort to curb the incidence ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Poor countries see troubling rise in breast cancer

(AP) -- Nurses were training women in rural Mexico to examine their breasts for cancer when one raised her hand to object. If she lost her breast, Harvard public health specialist Felicia Knaul recalls the woman saying, ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Cancer
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