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May 2007
New Zealand Doctor;5/9/2007, p20
The article presents information on clinical studies published in various medical journals in 2007. A large-scale U.S. study published in the "Journal of the National Cancer Institute concludes that aspirin reduces the risk of a range of common cancers. Another U.S. study published in "Fertility and Sterility" states that bacterial vaginosis raises the risk of miscarriage. A Mediterranean diet has a beneficial effect on symptoms of asthma and rhinitis, based on a study published in "Thorax."


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