Cup Of Coffee Cutting Down Cancer

Men who drink coffee may reduce their risk of developing the most serious form of prostate cancer.

A new Harvard study found men who drank at least six cups of Joe a day were 60-percent less likely to develop lethal prostate cancer and 20-percent less likely to develop any type of prostate cancer.

This protective effect was found in men who drank either regular or decaffeinated coffee.

The study also found even just drinking one to three cups a day reduced a man's risk of lethal prostate cancer by about a third.

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  • by Pete Location: grifton on May 18, 2011 at 10:56 AM
    I just read somewhere that coffee cut's the risk of breast cancer in women by as muh as 50%.
  • by Boats Location: Beaufort on May 18, 2011 at 08:33 AM
    And another Harvard MBA gets his degree for conducting this marvelous research project...
  • by G-Nasty Location: G-Vegas on May 18, 2011 at 05:34 AM
    That's great to hear! I suck down anywhere between 2 and 8 cups a day, working in public health does that.
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      by not so fast on May 18, 2011 at 08:48 AM in reply to G-Nasty
      What about the other study that says more than one of coffee a day contributes to high blood pressure and strokes. Forgot about that one didn't you?
  • by I Fought the Law on May 18, 2011 at 05:02 AM
    What do you know.....another useless study that says something "may/might/maybe" do something.
  • by Anonymous on May 18, 2011 at 04:56 AM
    The story read - when you drink 6 cups or more! Good grief!

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