This story was published by The British Medical Journal in 2012 and taken up by a number of mainstream newspapers. In the Daily Telegraph 16 March 2012 the headline ?White rice raises T2 diabetes risk, claims academics? and in The Independent on the 8 April 2012 ?White rice could cause diabetes? The original report by Hu and associates was conducted by researchers at the Harvard Public Health School (BMJ 2012, 344:e1454).

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