Category Archives: menopause

New MRI technique links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women.


Body mass index (BMI) is an important risk factor for breast cancer development and invasiveness. After menopause, women have an increased risk of developing breast cancer with increased BMI, while increased BMI may provide a protective effect for women who haven’t entered menopause.  The exact mechanism behind the increased risk in women after menopause is still not fully understood.  Now,

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