Published Jun 19 2012 by

7 cups of tea per day ups prostate cancer risk by 50pc

London, June 19 : Men who drink lots of tea are far more likely to develop prostate cancer, a new study has revealed.

Researchers found that those who drank seven or more cups a day had a 50 per cent higher risk of contracting the disease than men who had three or fewer.


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"It is therefore unclear as to whether there were other factors in play which may have had a greater impact on risk" she added
"Whilst it does appear that those who drank seven or more cups of tea each day had an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, this did not take into consideration family history or any other dietary elements other than tea, coffee and alcohol intake" Dr Kate Holmes, head...
...that his team was "unaware of any constituent of black tea that may be responsible for carcinogenic activity in prostate cells."

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