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Study: Cancer risk higher in people with more sexual partners

Men and women with at least 10 sexual partners had 64% and 91% higher odds of receiving a cancer diagnosis, respectively, compared with those who had one partner at most, and women with 10 or more partners also had a 64% greater likelihood of developing limiting, long-standing sickness than those with the fewest partners, researchers reported in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. However, the findings didn't show a significant link between the number of lifetime sexual partners and self-rated health or stroke and heart disease risk.

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