Breast Cancer Risk Increases With Disrupted Sleep Cycles

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A new study into the sleep patterns of mice shows that there is a link between acute sleep disruption and an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

The study used mice with an altered gene that makes them more susceptible to breast cancer tumors. This can be likened to women who have underlying genetic factors that raise the risk of developing breast...

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