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New study suggests weight gain may reduce breast cancer risk

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that women who gain weight from early adulthood are at a reduced risk of developing breast cancer before they reach menopause. The study examined data from over 600,000 women from many separate studies around the world, according to Medical News Today. Researchers divided […]

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Women raised in deprived neighbourhoods face an increased risk of intimate partner violence

Women who spend longer periods of their early lives in less affluent neighbourhoods are at greater risk of experiencing violence during their early adulthoods at the hands of their intimate partners, finds a new study published in Epidemiology. Intimate partner violence—physical, psychological, or sexual violence committed by a current or former partner—is the most common […]

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Prediagnosis exercise may reduce CV risk in breast cancer

(HealthDay)—For women with primary breast cancer, prediagnosis exercise exposure is associated with a graded reduction in subsequent cardiovascular event (CVE) risk, according to a study published in the September issue of JACC: CardioOncology. Tochi M. Okwuosa, D.O., from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues examined whether prediagnosis exercise reduces the risk for […]