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Study - Caffeine Consumption And Mortality -- WAIT, what?!

A large study of nearly half a million older adults followed for about 12 years showed --

As coffee drinking increased, the risk of death decreased.

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I'm going to live forever.

Sorry.

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Study author Neal Freedman, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute, discusses the significance of these findings and the potential links between coffee drinking, caffeine consumption, and various specific causes of disease in an interview in Journal of Caffeine Research, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available on the Journal of Caffeine Research website. 

"Epidemiology of Caffeine Consumption and Association of Coffee Drinking with Total and Cause-specific Mortality" presents an in-depth interview exploring the many factors that could contribute to the association between coffee, disease, and mortality. 

Dr. Freedman examines the relationship between coffee drinking and behaviors 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. 

"Given the near-universal daily consumption of caffeine, Dr. Freedman's research underscores the urgent need for randomized controlled trials to identify which components of coffee and other caffeine beverages benefit or harm consumers, under what circumstances, and in relation to which health outcomes," says Jack E. James, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Caffeine Research.


ReShape Duo™ Intragastric Balloon System Seeing Weight Loss Results in Study

The REDUCE Pivotal Trial is a pivotal clinical study designed to develop valid scientific evidence regarding the safety and effectiveness of the ReShape Duo® as an adjunct to diet and exercise in the treatment of obese subjects with one or more obesity-related comorbid conditions.

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