Daily Archives: May 30, 2011

Drinking coffee reduces breast cancer risk

After a long holiday weekend, some of you may need to have an extra cup of coffee to get this short week started. Well, good news, if you do. Women who “drink a substantial amount of coffee each day may lower their risk for developing a particular type of breast cancer,” according to a study in Breast Cancer Research. Continue reading

Drinking coffee reduces prostate cancer risk

In the past there have been conflicting data on the health benefits and risks of drinking coffee — however, in general, the studies have been far more positive than negative. And now, a new study finds that men who drank six or more cups of coffee per day over nearly two decades were 60 percent less likely to develop more aggressive forms of prostate cancer. Continue reading