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In BMC Cancer this week, researchers in China present a meta-analysis of cohort studies on the association between coffee consumption and cancer risk. The team searched various databases and found 59 studies that showed individuals who didn't or seldom drank coffee had a higher relative risk of developing cancer than people who drank coffee regularly. "Overall, an increase in consumption of one cup of coffee per day was associated with a 3 percent reduced risk of cancers," the authors write.

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