Teens' milk intake may increase later prostate cancer risk

12/29/2011 | Reuters

Three percent of more than 1,800 men born in Iceland between 1907 and 1937 who drank milk at least daily when they were teens developed advanced prostate cancer or died of the condition, a study found. Of the 463 men who said they drank milk less than once a day during their teenage years, only 1% were diagnosed with the cancer or died from it, researchers said. The findings were published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

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