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Sugary Pop ‘Doubles Pancreatic Cancer Risk’

Posted By admin On February 8, 2010 @ 10:40 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Sky News
Monday, February 8th, 2010

Enjoying a sugary soft drink just twice a week could almost double the risk of pancreatic cancer [1], according to a new study.

Researchers tracked 60,500 people taking part in a large-scale health study in Singapore.

Over 14 years, 140 of them were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which is one of the most deadly forms of the disease.

The scientists found that people who drank two or more soft drinks per week had an 87% increased risk compared to those who did not.

Study leader Dr Mark Pereira, from the University of Minnesota, said: “The high levels of sugar in soft drinks may be increasing the level of insulin in the body, which we think contributes to pancreatic cancer cell growth.

Full article here [2]

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