Learn about the risks of men smoking marijuana . Also about how Corticosteroid could increase the risk of pneumonia in this medical report.
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Susan Sharma: This is insider medicinein60 from Seattle, according to a study in the journal cancer smoking marijuana may increase the risk of testicular cancer and a study of over 1300 men researches found that compare to those, who never smoked marijuana current users had a 70% increased risk of testicular cancer. The risk increased by 40% and men use smoke marijuana les than once a week and double than those who smoke to at least once a week. From North Carolina, according to research in the archives of internal medicine corticosteroid use could increase the risk of pneumonia and a study of 18 randomize trails involving nearly 17,000 people researches found that long term corticosteroid use among those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease significantly increase the risk of pneumonia, however long term use did not lead to a significantly increased risk of death. And finally from Texas, according to research in the journal cancer pregnancy may not affect breast cancer survival and a study of over 650 women with breast cancer researches found that 16% have pregnancy associated breast cancer the researches discovered that contradict to previous findings rates of cancer reoccurrence spread and survival with is same among women with pregnancy associated breast cancer compare to other breast cancer patients. For insider medicinein60 I'm doctor Susan Sharma.