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Can Scrotal Vein Condition Hike Heart Risks?

A common condition in men -- enlarged veins in the scrotum -- may raise the risk for heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests.

The problem is known medically as varicoceles. It affects about 15 percent of men and can cause pain and infertility.

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers wanted to find out if varicoceles increases the risk for other health problems.

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