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Ohio State study finds people with allergies may have lower risk of brain tumors

  • Posted: August 6, 2012

New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer, glioma, that starts in the brain. This study, from Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, suggests the reduced risk is stronger among women than men, although men with certain allergy profiles also have a lower tumor risk.

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