Increased Intake of Coffee Reduces Risk of basal cell carcinoma

Increased Intake of Coffee Reduces Risk of basal cell carcinomaSome say drink less coffee and others say that you should not resist the aroma of coffee beans. A recent study has concluded its findings in the favor of the latter group. The study, which has find its place in the journal Cancer Research, was of the view that increased intake of coffee reduces the risk of basal cell carcinoma.

Lead author Jiali Han, who is an associate professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, was of the view that their study has clearly rolled out that increased caffeine reduces the risk of most common skin cancer, known as basal cell carcinoma.

This skin cancer is one of the cancers, which does not kill a person. However, it shall be noted that its side effects can be quite disastrous. In order to reach at the above given, the study researchers assessed 112,897 participants and that to for 20 years. Among the total number, 22,786 people developed the cancer.

"These results really suggest that it is the caffeine in coffee that is responsible for the decreased risk of basal cell carcinoma associated with increasing coffee consumption", said Han. He further cleared that one should not increase its intake depending on their study analysis.