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Two cups of coffee associated with 43% lower risk of liver cancer
Monday, September 10, 2007 8:16 am Email this article
"An increase in consumption of 2 cups of coffee per day was associated with a 43% reduced risk of liver cancer," concluded an analysis by researchers from Sweden. Data
Data from 9 studies
The data analyzed came from 9 studies—4 cohort studies where they followed people who drank coffee, and 5 case-controlled studies where they compared people with liver cancer to those without the disease.
Larsson S, Wolk A. Overweight, obesity and risk of liver cancer: A meta-analysis of cohort studies. Br J Cancer. 2007 Aug 14.
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