Navigation Links
Sugary drinks increase Pancreatic cancer risk

According to a recent study, the risk of developing pancreatic cancer increases by 90% with the intake of at least two sugar-based drinks. //

Pancreatic cancer risk was 70% higher in people who added sugar to any food or drink at least 5 times a day when compared with those who added no sugar.

In spite of high sugar intake been already considered as a risk factor, it is for the first time that researchers have shown a direct association between sugary food, drink and pancreatic cancer.

Researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden conducted a dietary survey of 80,000 people, in good health, from 1997. Their diet was monitored till June 2005. 131 people had developed pancreatic cancer by then.

“The researchers have now been able to show that the risk of developing pancreatic cancer is related to the amount of sugar in the diet,” the institute said in a statement. “Despite the fact that the chances of developing pancreatic cancer are relatively small, it’s important to learn more about the risk factors behind the disease,” said Susanna Larsson, one of the researchers involved in the study.

“It was a very large study, but it's only the first one and so of course we will need more to be done,” she said.

She appealed to soft drinks companies to reduce the sugar content of their drinks. According to scientists, pancreatic cancer risk increases with higher levels of insulin production by the pancreas. Intake of more sugar increases the production of insulin.

If further studies support the findings of this study, non-carbonated soft drinks will also be brought under scrutiny along with the fizzy drinks, though the former are thought to be healthier than the latter.

<
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Soda and Sugary Drinks make Americans Obese
2. Sugary Beverages Fuel the Obesity Epidemic
3. Sugary News for Diabetics – Cure Stems from Stem Cell Therap
4. Sugary Foods Turn Kids Teeth Rotten in US
5. Should we avoid energy drinks to protect our teeth?
6. Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert
7. Tooth decay can be prevented by using straw for drinking fizzy drinks
8. A simple answer to teen weight loss: Reducing sugary drinks
9. Ireland: Two diet drinks off the shelf due to benzene
10. Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!
11. Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... With ... pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation Center is ... of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 ... ... cost, quality and clinical outcomes, hosted members and suppliers for its inaugural Member ... a focus on their mission of elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... that has a significant negative impact on long-term patient survival, reports a team ... results, published online this week in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... , ... An April Gallup survey found rising health care costs to be ... Health Senior Living (SHSL) may not share those same worries thanks to a ... the year, while holding the line on increasing their contributions, including premiums, deductibles and ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , ... May 26, 2016 , ... The Lung ... host a six-week smoking cessation class starting June 6 at their clinic in downtown ... http://www.gnahec.org . , Additionally, the Lung Institute has created a free downloadable 4 Week ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 ... 2016"market research report that provides an overview on ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ... reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development ...
(Date:5/24/2016)...   , Study met both ... superiority in , Excellent plus Good ... of the ascending colon   , ... today announced new positive data from the phase III MORA study ... 2 litre PEG with ascorbate. The study met both primary endpoints ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... , May 24, 2016 Celsion Corporation ... development company, today provided an update on its ... clinical trial combining GEN-1, the Company,s DNA-based immunotherapy, ... of newly-diagnosed patients with advanced ovarian cancer who ... surgery.  GEN-1 is an IL-12 DNA plasmid vector ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: