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20 February 2013

Possible link between coffee and death

A large study of nearly half a million older adults followed for about 12 years revealed a clear trend: as coffee drinking increased, the risk of death decreased.

Dr. Freedman examines the relationship between coffee drinking and behaviours such as smoking and alcohol abuse, the physiological effects of caffeine on blood pressure and cardiac function, and the importance of differentiating between the effects of coffee and caffeine.

 
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