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Coffee may lower risk of ovarian cancer

January 23, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
There is new information for women about caffeine -- drinking coffee may lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer.Researchers from the Harvard Medical School studied health questionnaires of more than 120,000 women aged 30 to 35. They say the more caffeine the women consumed, the lower their risk for ovarian cancer.

Now scientists want to unlock the biological reasons behind this protective benefit.

The study is published in the journal Cancer.