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    The Lancet: Cancer Now Leading Cause Of Death In "developed", "rich" Countries

    It is now official. After giving CVD a serious run for its money for more than a decade, cancer has now emerged as the leading cause of death in "developed" countries. And while CVD remains the leading cause of death worldwide, the studies claim that if current trends continue cancer will become...
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    One In Four People Will Have Stroke At Least Once, Including People In Their 20s

    Yet another great indication of the "improving" health of the Western world (and China). Those geographical areas saw the biggest risk increases over the last quarter century, and in some of those areas the lifetime risk of stroke reached 40%+. China took the "crown" in the male competition...
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    Remarkable Decline In Fertility - Half The World Below Replacement Levels

    I posted a few related threads on the topic of the declining reproductive health before. Sperm counts in males have declined by more than 60% since the 1970s. Sperm Count (a Surrogate For Male Health) In The West Has Declined By 60% Since The 1970s However, that finding does not seem to be...
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    Cancer Deaths In Females Will Rise By 60% In The Next Two Decades

    So much for winning the war on cancer. I already posted another link (again from CNN) that cancer is now the leading cause of death in USA, surpassing the previous top killer CVD. Women's cancer deaths expected to rise 60% by 2030 - CNN.com "...The number of women dying worldwide from cancer...
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