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Health News on March 22, 2012

Cure for baldness comes closer to reality
Researchers have discovered an abnormal amount of a protein called Prostaglandin D2 in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness. ANI

Antidepressant use may cause hypertension in pregnant women
Pregnant women taking selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants may have increased risk of pregnancy induced high blood pressure ("hypertension"), a new study has warned. ANI

Second-hand smoke 'as dangerous as primary smoke' in causing cancer
A key protein involved in cell function and regulation is stopped by cancer-causing agent present in gaseous phase of cigarette smoke, a new study led by Indian origin scientist has suggested. ANI

Dense br**ts can increase risk of cancer recurrence by almost 2-fold
Swedish researchers have found that women aged 50 and over with denser br**ts - having high percentage of dense tissue - had nearly double the risk of their cancer recurring, either in the same breast or in the surrounding lymph nodes, than women with less dense br**ts. ANI

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