The Helix Blog
The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.
For Your Procrastination: Surprising Facts about Caffeine
May 8, 2015 | Vishnu Samarasimhasubhashchandra
Coffee coffee coffee, no single person’s day is done without having a cup of coffee. Coffee is the best friend for many of us. Recent reports show that scientists (ourselves) are the biggest coffee drinkers of all.
Coffee could lower risk of dying from oral cancers, study finds
December 13, 2012 | Roberta Nichols
Let’s have another – three – cups of coffee. If you power back four cups of coffee a day, you might be too jittery to hold the cup, but you also might be helping reduce your risk of dying from mouth and throat cancer – by half.
Don’t bet on finding skin cancer protection at your kitchen table
August 9, 2012 | Alicia Di Rado
It’s a headline tempting to any Starbucks fan: “Drinking coffee may cut skin cancer risk.” A recent study showed that the more caffeinated coffee people drink, the lower the chances they’ll develop basal cell carcinoma, the most common kind of skin cancer.