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One diet soda per day increases risk of multiple myeloma 2-fold in men
Sunday, February 24, 2013 7:40 pm Email this article
Men from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study who consumed one or more diet soda per day were 2.0-times more likely to get multiple myeloma than men who did not consume diet soda according to a recent analysis.
They did not find a significant increase in women consuming diet sodas.
Schernhammer ES, Bertrand KA, Birmann BM, Sampson L, Willett WC, and Feskanich D. Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of lymphoma and leukemia in men and women. Am J Clin Nutr, 2012 Dec; 96(6): 1419-1428.
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