According to US scientists, men who begin to get bald by age 30 appear to be less likely to develop prostate cancer.
But there is controversy: According to the British physician, Dr. Alison Ross of Cancer Research, “the link between baldness and prostate cancer is still unknown because previous studies have found the opposite of this.”
To conclude that baldness is less prone to cancer, the new study, conducted by the University of Washington School of Medicine, studied 2,000 men between the ages of 40 and 47. They analyzed levels of the male hormone (testosterone) in those who lose Hair earlier and were able to relate to a lower risk of tumors. The results are published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology.
Scientists compared the rate of tumors in people who said their hair began to fall by the age of 30 with those who do not suffer from hair loss. Men who had begun to lose the wires at the top of the head had a reduction in the risk of prostate cancer between 29 and 45%.
The studies continue.
Source BBC News