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Could Drinking Coffee Reduce risk of developing melanoma

Could Drinking Coffee Reduce risk of developing melanoma

Could Drinking Coffee Reduce risk of developing melanoma

If coffee is really so helpful for health, I am sure people should start drinking it in large number. But is it really that much helpful as we are made to believe.

A latest report claims that drinking coffee actually reduces skin cancer risk. A latest study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute proves that consuming coffee actually reduces the risk of developing melanoma.

Researchers analyzed a large number of people in the course of the study. They collected data from over 447,000 men who participated in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. These people were asked to complete a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire in 1995/1996, along with a median follow-up of 10 years.

Keurig coffee maker recallResearchers claim that the highest usage of coffee was actually associated with a lowered risk of malignant melanoma, at a 20 percent lower risk when compared to those who consumed just 4 cups per day more. The people working on the project also said that there was also a trend toward more protection with higher intake and the protective effect increased from 1 or fewer cups to 4 more. Yet the effect was statistically significant for caffeinated but not decaffeinated coffee and only for protection against malignant melanoma and not melanoma in-situ.

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