Drinking Very Hot Tea Can Increase The Risk Of Throat Cancer

Friday, March 27, 2009 - 19:14 in Health & Medicine

People are advised to wait a few minutes before drinking a cup of freshly-boiled tea today as a new study finds that drinking very hot tea (70 degrees C or more) can increase the risk of cancer of the esophagus, the muscular tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach.

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