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Sexually transmitted virus strongly linked to risk of breast cancer – study

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The Guardian, Friday 29 January 2016 10.03 AEDT Women with abnormal cells on their cervix owing to certain types of human papillomavirus infection are at higher risk of developing breast cancer later in life, the findings from a new study suggest. An expert in medical genetics with the University of Newcastle, Prof Rodney Scott, said it appeared HPV accounted for a “very small” proportion of...

Oral contraceptive use and mortality

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ABC Radio National Health Report, Monday 2 February 2015 5:53PM Researchers from Boston have followed 120,000 female nurses for around 40 years, looking at their health and wellbeing, including their contraception and comparing that to cause and age at death. They wanted to find out whether oral contraceptive use is associated with total and cause specific mortality. Read transcript or download...

Oral contraceptive use and mortality

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ABC Health Report, Monday 2 February 2015 5:53PM Researchers from Boston have followed 120,000 female nurses for around 40 years, looking at their health and wellbeing, including their contraception and comparing that to cause and age at death. They wanted to find out whether oral contraceptive use is associated with total and cause specific mortality. Read transcript here Listen online here...

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