Navigation Links
Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Date:2/8/2010

diabetes. Both obesity and diabetes are associated with higher risk of pancreatic cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States," Jacobs said.

The soft drink industry disputed the findings, however.

"The [study] authors are skipping several steps in trying to connect soft drinks with pancreatic cancer, including an allegation regarding an increase in insulin production," Richard Adamson, a consultant to the American Beverage Association and former scientific director of the NCI, said in a statement.

"The fact remains that soft drinks do not cause cancer, nor do any authoritative bodies, such as NCI, name soft drinks as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer," he added. "You can be a healthy person and enjoy soft drinks. The key to a healthy lifestyle is balance -- eating a variety of foods and beverages in moderation along with getting regular physical activity," Adamson added.

Others took a more cautious view.

"The bottom line is that limiting consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks can help in maintaining a healthy weight, which in turn will reduce risk of many types of cancer and other serious diseases," Jacobs said.

More information

The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more on pancreatic cancer.



SOURCES: Colin D. Weekes, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, University of Colorado Denver; Noel Mueller, M.P.H., research associate, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; Eric Jacobs, Ph.D., strategic director, pharmacoepidemiology, American Cancer Society; Richard Adamson, senior scientific consultant to the American Beverage Association and former scientific director and director of cancer etiology of the National Cancer Institute; February 2010 Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. For a Lighter Hangover, Avoid Darker Drinks
2. Reportlinker Adds Key Players and Innovative Start-Ups in Nutraceuticals: Emerging Strategies in Ingredients, Pharma, Food and Drinks
3. Reportlinker Adds Childrens Food and Drinks in Europe - A Guide to Markets, Products and Innovation 2nd Edition
4. FDA Questions Safety of Caffeinated Alcoholic Drinks
5. Function Drinks President & Co-Founder, Dr. Alex Hughes, Joins the Faculty of Cornells Hospital for Special Surgery
6. College Students Get More Drunk When Drinks Are Cheap
7. Latest Studies Show Junk Drinks Pose as Many Health Threats as Junk Food According to AquaHydrate Medical Advisor
8. Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion
9. Fructose-Sweetened Drinks Up Metabolic Syndrome Risk
10. Three Drinks a Day Doubles Risk of Tremor
11. Sports Drinks May Be Tough on Teeth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ... have recently been awarded the Patient-Centered Medical Home ... the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Only one ... NCQA Level I, Level 2, or Level 3 ... participate in Patient-Centered Medical Home report faster access ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Phytceramides ... explains how and why in her new book. , Today is ... Phytoceramides: Anti Aging At Its Best . The book is ... larger skin care book, but felt that Phytoceramides were ... sense to bring out this focused book now," says Kathy Heshelow, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 1Heart ... senior communities with focus on Brain Fitness Education ... in Ventura. Brain Fitness Program Director Tee Barr ... Aegis Memory Care unit and the Assisted Living ... Aegis Life Enrichment Director Christy Rozsa and Aegis ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Ireland (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Dignity ... the successful completion of a Phase I trial with ... (DGLA). , This study was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, ... assess the safety, pharmacokinetics and effect of food on ... the benign safety profile of DGLA following both single ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... VogueQueen.com, a well-known online supplier, now allows worldwide ... garment fashion by providing graceful and sexy lingerie collection ... array of sexy dresses , designed and developed ... customers take price into consideration. Worry no more, because ... more affordable for all clients. , VogueQueen.com’s top ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Saint Luke’s Medical Group Awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Level 3 Recognition 2Health News:Last Day New Book Is Available at No Cost: Phytoceramides, Anti Aging At Its Best by Sublime Beauty Founder® Kathy Heshelow 2Health News:Last Day New Book Is Available at No Cost: Phytoceramides, Anti Aging At Its Best by Sublime Beauty Founder® Kathy Heshelow 3Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 3Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Conducts Brain Fitness Education and Brings Tee Barr to Aegis Ventura 4Health News:DS107G-01 – Successful Completion of Phase I Oral DGLA Clinical Trial 2Health News:VogueQueen.com Now Provides Graceful And Sexy Lingerie Collection For August 2
... The Substance Abuse and,Mental Health Services Administration ... inaugural Science and Service Awards. These awards,recognize ... treat mental illnesses and substance abuse., ... to public sector,organizations and community-based groups and ...
... Collection Donates 100% of Net Profits to The ... Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, ... anniversary of its partnership with The Ovarian Cancer Research,Fund (OCRF) and ... decade, L,Oreal Paris has offered hope to the tens of,thousands of ...
... Sicko Serve as Reminder of Need for Genuine Reform -,Nurses ... ... International Nurses Panel Lauds Guaranteed Healthcare Systems, ... Michael Moore,s Sicko will lead a delegation of several,hundred registered ...
... the pharmacys name or logo rather than instructions on ... in the September 10 issue of the Archives of ... 1.5 million medication errors occur each year in the ... the mistakes. While the Food and Drug Administration has ...
... medications again, study finds , , TUESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay ... chronic health problems such as high blood pressure and ... prescription drug plans, new research shows. , The ... also found that many of those seniors do not ...
... The Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) has embarked ... year strategy with the launch of the first ... health mosquito control products. The three projects, ... IVCC projects developing improved mosquito control information systems. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 2Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 3Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 4Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 2Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 3Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 4Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 5Health News:September 11th First Responders Lead Emotional Rally at State Capitol Tuesday 2Health News:Prescription labels geared toward pharmacies, not patients 2Health News:Medicare Spending Caps Cause Seniors to Stop Meds 2Health News:IVCC launches groundbreaking insecticide projects with Bayer and Syngenta 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global provider ... medical communities, has announced the launch of the ... the world-renowned medical education platform. A ... available for download onto all iOS and Android devices, ... access to valuable AccessMedicine diagnostic resources in ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced ... 2014 financial results after the Nasdaq market closes on ... live conference call and webcast to discuss its financial ... 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. ... conference call by dialing 866-952-1907 (US) or 785-424-1826 (International) ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... A respiratory device is a medical device used to ... difficulty in breathing and cannot achieve adequate oxygen levels ... cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and ARDS require the need ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018 2
... dedicated fluorometer from Berthold Technologies, has ... variety of measurement modes to support ... scanning, dual ratio measurements plus top ... valuable instrument for any researcher using ...
The VICTOR² D fluorometer is suitable for clinical assays based on fluorescence or time-resolved fluorescence from a wide variety of plates....
... VISUCAM non-mydriatic fundus camera ... simplicity of fundus imaging. ... to set the standard ... features a unique combination ...
Small, compact and versatile, the CLK-4 light source is compatible with all Olympus fiberscopes and is ideal for the vast majority of routine fiber-endoscopic procedures, especially in the out-patien...
Medicine Products: