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10 February 2011

Diet soda tied to stroke risk

New research raises concern about diet soda, finding higher risks for stroke and heart attack among people who drink it everyday versus those who don't.

It's far from definitive proof, but new research raises concern about diet soda, finding higher risks for stroke and heart attack among people who drink it everyday versus those who drink no soda at all.

"It's reasonable to have doubts, because we don't have a clear mechanism. This needs to be viewed as a preliminary study," said lead researcher Hannah Gardener of the University of Miami.

 
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