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Sugary drink consumption linked with increased cancer risk

A study in The BMJ found a 100 milliliter daily increase of sugary drink intake was associated with 18% higher odds of developing cancer and 22% higher odds of developing breast cancer. The findings, based on up to nine years of data from 101,257 French adults, 79% of them female, didn't show a correlation between artificially sweetened drinks and cancer risk, but the authors noted the study had relatively low consumption of that type of beverage.

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