2 posts tagged with prostatecancer by VikingSword.
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Starbucks better than Hospital.

Men who drink the most coffee have a 60% lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer. 'Even drinking one to three cups of coffee per day was associated with a 30% lower risk of lethal prostate cancer.' But is that down to perhaps coffee drinkers having healthier habits? No: 'Coffee drinkers were more likely to smoke and less likely to exercise, behaviors that may increase advanced prostate cancer risk. These and other lifestyle factors were controlled for in the study and coffee still was associated with a lower risk.' [more inside]
posted by VikingSword on May 18, 2011 - 58 comments

Gotta die sometime and from something.

What Is Good for the Heart May Not Be Good for the Prostate, Study Suggests. In a major study that appears to overturn a lot of previous research, the largest and most authoritative study ever to examine the association of dietary fats and prostate cancer risk has found an inverse association in the effect of Omega-3 fatty acids in heart disease and in prostate cancer. A lot of recent conventional wisdom has been upended, with the role of all fatty acids undergoing substantial revisions in our understanding. [more inside]
posted by VikingSword on Apr 25, 2011 - 120 comments

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