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Painkillers may lower risk of breast and ovarian cancers: Harvard researchers

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The Telegraph (UK)

It is thought the painkillers reduce levels of the female hormone oestrogen in the system which can fuel certain forms of cancer.

A team from Harvard investigated 740 women and found that those who took painkillers for 15 days per month had on average, oestrogen levels 10 per cent lower, than non-users…

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