drinks can almost double the risk of pancreatic
to your teeth by consuming sugar and soft
drinks may seem trivial now that research
has shown they may also increase the risk
of pancreatic cancer, writes Roger Dobson.
A new study
at Georgetown University in the US looked
at sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages or
soft drinks and the risk of pancreatic cancer
in 60,000 men and women in Singapore over
a 14-year period.
found that those who drink more than two soft
drinks a week almost double the risk of developing
the disease. And a second study
over 16 years by the University of East Anglia,
monitoring 25,000 adults in the UK, shows
that those who had the most sucrose (table
or white sugar) in their diet were twice as
likely to get the disease as those who had
people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
each year in the UK. It is difficult to detect
and treat, and there are few early symptoms.
Little is known about the exact causes, and
it can develop for no obvious reason.
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