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Study Links Wine to Lower Risk of Stomach Cancer

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: October 15, 2005

New research from Denmark should sit well with wine lovers: Scientists found that wine drinkers had a lower risk of gastric cancer than teetotalers or beer and spirits drinkers. The researchers, headed by Morten Grønbæk of the National Institute of Public Health in Copenhagen, estimated that one's risk of stomach cancer is reduced by as much as 40 percent for each glass of wine consumed per day.

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