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Breast cancer: eating yoghurt could help build natural microbiome

Reducing your risk of breast cancer might be as simple as eating yoghurt. Julia Sudnitskaya/ Shutterstock Rachael Rigby, Lancaster University For each year that a woman breastfeeds, the risk that she will ever develop breast cancer is reduced by 4.3%, on average. The breast, like the intestine, has its own bacterial microflora and breastfeeding changes the varieties of bacteria that …

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Breast cancer: is milk a risk factor?

Some studies have linked drinking milk with higher risk of oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Summersky/ Shutterstock Richard Hoffman, University of Hertfordshire Breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s most commonly diagnosed cancer, and as the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for women in many countries. While genetics can certainly increase risk of the disease, for most women …

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