Cifras y datos nº 12: El consumo de drogas entre la población adolescente

Esta publicación aborda la tipología de consumo, por parte de la población adolescente, de diferentes drogas. En los tres primeros apartados se aborda, desde una perspectiva cuantitativa, las drogas más consumidas, el tipo de consumo y la evolución de la prevalencia de consumo, haciendo referencia a los datos recogidos en las últimas investigaciones sobre el…

Pre-diagnostic copper and zinc biomarkers and colorectal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort

Adequate intake of copper and zinc, two essential micronutrients, are important for antioxidant functions. Their imbalance may have implications for development of diseases like colorectal cancer (CRC), where oxidative stress is thought to be etiologically involved. As evidence from prospective epidemiologic studies is lacking, we conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation…

Vasectomy and Prostate Cancer Risk in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)

Purpose Vasectomy is a commonly used form of male sterilization, and some studies have suggested that it may be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, including more aggressive forms of the disease. We investigated the prospective association of vasectomy with prostate cancer in a large European cohort, with a focus on high-grade and…