Published in Cancer Weekly, July 17th, 2001
The studies were presented June 16, 2001, at the first-ever Epidemiology Congress 2001, a joint meeting of Canadian and American scientific societies. The first paper, a national cross-sectional study of 1,764 women in Saudi Arabia, showed that tea drinkers were 19% less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease. A second epidemiological paper presented at the conference showed that tea consumption was associated with a lower risk of rectal cancer in Moscow women.
The Saudi women who consumed black tea had total cholesterol, triglycerides, and low-density...
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