STRONG LINK BETWEEN HORMONES IN DAIRY AND CANCER

April 1, 2013 by  
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STRONG LINK BETWEEN HORMONES IN DAIRY AND CANCER Some studies have linked high intakes of dairy to an increased risk of breast cancer and other forms of cancer. But others have found no connection, and even a reduced risk. The question is, which one’s are unbiased studies and which one’s are sponsored by the dairy industry? […]

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILL UNDER TGA REVIEW

March 4, 2013 by  
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THE TGA is undertaking a safety review of the drug Diane-35 and its generics following an announcement that France will soon suspend its marketing authorisation. Diane-35, an anti-androgenic progestogen-oestrogen combination, is approved for treating androgenisation in women including severe acne and hirsutism. It is also an effective oral contraceptive in these patients although the TGA […]

WATCHING TV REDUCES SPERM COUNT

February 5, 2013 by  
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WATCHING too much television can almost halve a man’s sperm count, according to a new study. Researchers surveyed 189 American men aged 18–22 about the amount of time they spent watching television and how often they exercised during the three months prior to the survey. The researchers measured participants’ sperm concentration, motility, morphology and total […]