• No proof drinking coffee causes cancer, says WHO

    No proof drinking coffee causes cancer, says WHO

    The World Health Organization’s research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn’t enough proof to show a link to cancer.

    But the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, also announced in a report published on Wednesday that drinking “very hot” beverages of any kind could potentially raise the cancer risk, and it classified them as “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

    In particular, it cited countries including China, Iran and those in South America, where […]