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Meat increases risk of bladder cancer by a third

Avid lovers of processed meat such as sausages, bacon and packaged ham run a 30 percent increased risk of developing bladder cancer, researchers warn.

Processed meat elevates risk of heart disease, diabetes--study

Researchers from Harvard University, delving into the dangers of meat consumption, found that eating plain red meat may not be too hazardous for health, but the consumption of processed meat like bacon and ham can dramatically increase a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes.