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Friday, March 18

Big bellies linked to prostate cancer

Jamaica Gleaner "An oversized abdomen can lead to prostate cancer, a new study shows. On the other hand, increased consumption of the Jamaican avocado can significantly reduce the risk.

The findings of a study on prostate cancer in Jamaica and the contributing factors of diet and lifestyle, conducted by a team of doctors led by Dr Maria Jackson, senior lecturer at the University of the West Indies (UWI), were presented in a dissemination seminar at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston yesterday.
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