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Letters Milk and mortality

Milk and mortality: the potential effects of modern milk production

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 26 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7006
  1. Santhanam Sundar, consultant oncologist1
  1. 1Department of Oncology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
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Modern industrial scale milk production involves administration of various synthetic substances to dairy cows to enhance production. The milk contains residues of these synthetic substances such as hormones, antibiotics, and analgesics. …

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