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What does LR stand for?

LR stands for Lower Risk (IUCN Red List of Threatened Species category)

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Vegetarians may be at lower risk of developing cataracts because their diets are higher in antioxidants like vitamins A and C and lutein, all of which have been associated with a lower risk of cataracts.
Men who drank six or more cups per day had a 60 percent lower risk of developing the most lethal type of prostate cancer and a 20 percent lower risk of forming any type of prostate cancer compared to men who did not drink coffee, it said.
1) Compared with their counterparts whose male partners used condoms less than 5% of the time for vaginal intercourse, women whose partners used them at least half the time had a 50% lower risk of infection and women whose partners used them every time had a 70% lower risk.
In addition, preventive education has largely targeted individuals at high risk such as people with high-fat diets who are thus at a higher risk for having a heart attack, while neglecting the much larger population of individuals with moderate- or low-fat diets who have a lower risk for heart attack.