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17 May 2012

Coffee drinkers may live longer

Older adults who consume three cups of coffee or more daily might lower their risk of dying from common causes by 10%, compared with those who drink no coffee, a study suggests.

Older adults who consume three cups of coffee or more daily might lower their risk of dying from common causes by 10%, compared with those who drink no coffee, a large US National Cancer Institute study suggests.

"I think it's really important to point out that our study was observational," said study lead author Neal Freedman, an investigator with the division of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the US National Cancer Institute in Rockville.

 
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