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Health Alert: Premature women at risk for complications

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(CBS) - Women who were born premature may be more likely to have complications during their own pregnancies. Canadian researchers looked at more than 20-thousand women. They found those who were not full term babies were up to 20 percent more likely to experience at least one pregnancy complication including pre-eclampsia or gestational diabetes. Doctors say women who were preemies are at a higher risk of having underlying health issues that effect their own pregnancies.


(CBS) - An international team of researchers believe they know why obese men are more likely to develop an aggressive form of prostate cancer. A new study finds the fat surrounding the prostate of overweight men can help tumors grow. Scientists say the fat in obese men can affect the immune system and release chemicals that fuel cancer.


(CBS) - A virus may hold the secret to healthy skin. Researchers at UCLA say a harmless virus known as "phage" can infect and kill the bacteria that causes acne. Doctors believe this discovery could lead to new and better treatments. Nearly 90 percent of Americans deal with acne at some point.

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