LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION

HEALTH > Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of death

ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News

Print Page Send to friend »

Older adults who drank coffee, caffeinated or decaffeinated, had a lower risk of death overall than others who did not drink coffee, according a study by researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), sciencedaily.com reported.

Coffee drinkers were less likely to die from heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, injuries and accidents, diabetes, and infections, although the association was not seen for cancer. These results from a large study of older adults were observed after adjustment for the effects of other risk factors on mortality, such as smoking and alcohol consumption. Researchers caution, however, that they can’t be sure whether these associations mean that drinking coffee actually makes people live longer. The study results were published on May 17.

May/20/2012

PRINTER FRIENDLY Send to friend »

MOST POPULAR

AcerPro S.I.P.A HTML & CSS Agency