Digital Screen Time and the Risk of Female Breast Cancer

May 5, 2024

In recent groundbreaking research, Dr. Alireza Mortazavi and his supervisors at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences have unveiled potential health implications that could affect millions. Their study explores a concerning link between digital screen time and breast cancer risk.


The Link Between Digital Screen Time and Breast Cancer

Women at risk of breast cancer should avoid screens at night

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