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Body Fat Distribution Associated with Increased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer: Study

Body Fat (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C. [USA], June 10: Increased level of abdominal and thigh fats are related to a higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study has claimed. The findings of the study, published in ‘Cancer’ journal, may lead to a better understanding of the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer… Read More »

In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »