• Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Of the nearly 1,200 patients in the study, those who drank four or more cups of java on a daily basis had 36% higher odds of surviving during the 13-year study period.
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  • Biologics for Psoriasis May Also Reduce Coronary Plaque

    Biologics for Psoriasis May Also Reduce Coronary Plaque

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Biologics used as treatment for psoriasis could also help reduce lipid-rich necrotic core, a high-risk plaque associated with cardiovascular events, a prospective, observational study suggests.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Coffee consumption may lower risk for death in advanced, metastatic colorectal cancer

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Drinking coffee may reduce the risk for disease progression and death among patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer, according to results of a prospective observational cohort study published in JAMA Oncology.
    “We have some hypotheses regarding why this association exists, such as the high antioxidant content of coffee or caffeine's insulin-sensitizing effects, which other research has implicated in cancer development,” Christopher Mackintosh, MLA, medical student at Mayo Clinic, told Healio. “However, our study was not designed to test such hypotheses.”
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