Breast

An Activist Fights Breast Ironing, a Ritual Mutilation Practice of Girls in Cameroon – Clutch Magazine | Clutch Magazine


In its 2011 human rights report on Cameroon, the U.S. State Department explained the cultural motivation for stunting breast growth among adolescent girls. “The procedure was considered a way to delay a girl’s physical development, thus limiting the risk of sexual assault and teenage pregnancy,” the report states. “Girls as young as nine were subjected to the practice, which resulted in burns, deformities, and psychological problems.”

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Woman Tries to Murder Boyfriend Using Her Chest

Woman Tries to Murder Boyfriend Using Her Chest“She was sitting on me naked and I was kissing her breasts,” Schmidt told a German court, as reported in The Register. “Suddenly she grabbed my head and pushed me between her breasts with all of her force. I couldn’t breathe any more, I must have turned blue. I couldn’t tear myself free and I thought I was going to die.”

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Simple blood test that predicts if breast cancer is likely to return

Breast Cancer

Test detects genetic changes in DNA that could signal return of most common form of breast cancer

Early warning could spare some women unnecessary treatment with gruelling anti-cancer drugs

 

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